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.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss the finding of Gnathostoma nematodes in Asian swamp eels from US live markets and wild populations.

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Direct download: TWiP070.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 8:25 PM

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss an increase in the altitude of malaria distribution in warmer years in the highlands of Colombia and Ethiopia.

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Direct download: TWiP069.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 12:56 PM

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Dickson Despommier, and Sagi Shapira

Vincent, Dickson, and Sagi discuss evidence that the pathogen Trypanosoma brucei undergoes meiosis and sexual reproduction.

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Direct download: TWiP068.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 2:41 PM

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson explain the genetic and molecular basis of drug resistance in Schistosoma mansonii.

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Direct download: TWiP067.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 5:10 PM

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss reversible inhibitors of cruzipain as new drugs for treating Chagas disease.

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Direct download: TWiP066.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 6:53 PM

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson consider the effects of climate change on parasitic diseases.

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Dickson's Pick

Neglected by Shelly Xie (YouTube)

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Direct download: TWiP065.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 2:42 PM

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson review three novel approaches to antimalarial chemotherapy.

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Direct download: TWiP64.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 9:54 PM

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss evidence that the malaria parasite originated in gorillas.

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Direct download: TWiP063.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 1:27 AM

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss the high diversity of malaria parasites in West African bats, and a vaccine against hookworm.

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Direct download: TWiP062.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 1:10 AM

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson review examples of paleoparasitology, the detection of parasites in archaeological material.

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Direct download: TWiP061.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 2:35 PM

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