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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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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.

    TWiP 183: When they dry they die

    TWiP 183: When they dry they die

    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.

    • 1 tim. 11 min
    TWiP 182: Super spreaders of science

    TWiP 182: Super spreaders of science

    Dickson, Daniel and Vincent solve the case of the Ugandan Volunteer With Morning Bites and discuss integration of HIV-1 into the Schistosome genome, with a sprinkling of COVID-19 throughout.

    • 1 tim. 14 min
    TWiP 181: Daniel's drive-through

    TWiP 181: Daniel's drive-through

    Dickson, Daniel and Vincent solve the case of the Two Volunteers With Watery Diarrhea, discuss diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 in the New York area, and reveal an approach to preventing honeybee colony collapse by imbuing their gut bacteria with the ability to produce antiviral and antiparasite double-stranded RNAs.

    • 1 tim. 20 min
    TWiP 180: A spleen palaver

    TWiP 180: A spleen palaver

    The TWiP professors solve the case of the Ugandan Child with Splenomegaly, and reveal that mutations in the P. falciparum genome that confer artemisinin resistance interfere with endocytic uptake of hemoglobin.

    • 1 tim. 21 min
    TWiP 179: Verminous visitors

    TWiP 179: Verminous visitors

    The TWiP DVD solve the case of the Child Who Passed Worms, and discuss a non-human primate model for severe malarial anemia.

    • 1 tim. 43 min
    TWiP 178: The shadowlands of medicine

    TWiP 178: The shadowlands of medicine

    The Knights of the TWiP solve the case of the Man Who Lost Weight, and discuss a Plasmodium protein kinase that is a malarial drug target.

    • 1 tim. 51 min

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