Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Philip Kranzusch, David Knipe, and Priscilla Yang
Vincent, Philip, David, and Priscilla recorded this episode before an audience at the Harvard Virology Program Annual Retreat, where they discussed negative strand RNA viruses, a vaccine against herpes simplex virus type 2, lipidomics of viral infection, and science communication.
The Keynote Speaker at the Harvard Virology retreat is usually an individual, but this year the honor went to TWiV as an example of science communication to the public. Many thanks to members of the Virology Program for a terrific retreat!
Artwork by Silvia Piccinotti, G4
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Philip – AntWeb
David – Herpes-like viruses in corals (PNAS and LiveScience)
Priscilla – Science museums (Boston, Durham)
Vincent – Contagion
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