Less Lassa, CRISPR RNA viruses
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TWiV reviews a Lassa virus mRNA vaccine that confers protection against disease without inducing neutralizing antibodies, and a CRISPR-based method for engineering the genome of RNA viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Brianne Barker, and Angela Mingarelli Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MicrobeTV Discord Server MicrobeTV store at Cafepress Research assistant position in Rosenfeld Lab CBER/FDA (pdf) Virologist Bob Lamb dies (Northwestern Now) Lassa virus mRNA vaccine (Nat Commun) CRISPR engineering of RNA viruses (Sci Adv) Letters read on TWiV 1045 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Picks Angela – More than 5,000 new species discovered in Pacific deep-sea mining hotspot (journal article) Brianne – The story of our universe may be starting to unravel Rich – Sunlight Changes Unequally All Year Long Alan – Arm swing asymmetry in overground walking Vincent – The Farm at the Javits Center Listener Pick Asal – Ig Nobel Prizes honor zombie spiders, rock-licking scientists, and a clever commode Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to [email protected]
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