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This Week in Parasitism
TWiP is a monthly netcast about eukaryotic parasites. Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier, science Professors from Columbia University, deconstruct parasites, how they cause illness, and how you can prevent infections.
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4.9 stars from 489 ratings
My favourite podcast on iTunes
TWIP was recommended to me by a postdoc in our group early in the first few weeks of my PhD studies. After a year or so of listening I am nearly caught up and very much looking forward to writing in with a guess to one of Daniel’s clinical cases. In my opinion, you would be hard pressed to find...Read full review »
benofosiris via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/31/20
Rigid banter, poor flow
“I just got back from a trip to Panama...” “Ahh, fishing is great in the coasts of central america...” “Do you know Dr. Blank...?” I simply wanted to learn about parasites not how these fogeys spend their retirements.
Jim CBGB via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/23/20
So enjoyable to listen to this ongoing conversation. One of my favourite podcasts.
MizzNancy via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/06/19
Recent Episodes
Dickson, Daniel and Vincent solve the case of the Wife of a Guy with Cyclospora Diarrhea, and discuss the discovery of an intrinsic oscillator that drives the bloodstream stage cycle of the malaria parasite.
Published 07/03/20
Dickson, Daniel and Vincent solve the case of the Safari Goer With Watery Diarrhea, and explain how a microsporidian endosymbiont of Anopheles mosquitoes might impair the transmission of malaria.
Published 06/06/20
Dickson, Daniel and Vincent solve the case of the Female with Itchy Anus, and reveal the structure of a roundworm membrane protein involved in digestion of nutrients.
Published 05/08/20
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