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Now displaying: May, 2020
May 20, 2020

Nels and Vincent continue their discussion of SARS-CoV-2 evolution, including understanding recurrent mutations in the viral genome, and the potential for re-emergence of the virus from an animal reservoir.

Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello

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Nels - The Cell in Evolution
Vincent - Visual Science

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May 6, 2020

Nels and Vincent continue their discussion of SARS-CoV-2 evolution, with a report that the coronavirus proofreading enzyme stimulates RNA recombination, and debunking the conclusion that a change in the viral spike glycoprotein is associated with increased human to human transmission.

Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello

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Nels - In Memoriam: Gordon Lark
Vincent - John Oliver Discussion of Antibody Tests

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