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  1. Virology Lectures 2015: What is a virus?

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    The introductory lecture for my 2015 Columbia University undergraduate virology course. In lecture #1 I introduce the world of viruses - their diversity and numbers, a definition of a virus, and their…

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    • Virology lecture #26: H5N1

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      The science and politics of the controversy over publication of influenza H5N1 virus transmission experiments in ferrets.

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      • Virology Lecture #25 - XMRV

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        A review of the discovery of the retrovirus XMRV and its possible involvement in prostate cancer and chronic fatigue syndrome.

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        • Why John Coffin doesn't sleep well

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          In this video from 2011 John Coffin expresses cautious optimism about the role of XMRV (and related murine retroviruses) in human disease. Note in particular his statement “While the major XMRV…

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          • Virology Lecture #24 - Unusual infectious agents

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            A smorgasbord of unusual agents - virophages, viroids, satellites, and everyone's favorite, prions.

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            • Virology Lecture #23 - Emerging viruses

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              The genetic, environmental, and social factors that lead to the emergence of new virus infections.

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              • Virology Lecture #22 - Evolution

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                A discussion of the drivers and selection forces that lead to the emergence of new viruses.

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                • Virology Lecture #21 - Antivirals

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                  An overview of how antivirals are discovered, how they work, and how resistance arises.

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                  • Virology Lecture #20 - Vaccines

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                    How vaccines work and how they are made, illustrated with poliovirus and influenza.

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                    • Virology Lecture #19 - Transformation and oncogenesis

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                      How RNA and DNA viruses transform cells and set them on the road to cancer, as an accident of their replication strategies.

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                      • Virology Lecture #18 - HIV Pathogenesis

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                        A discussion of the origins, biology, and pathogenesis of HIV, the etiologic agent of AIDS

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                        • Virology Lecture #17 - Acute infections

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                          Characteristics and examples of resolving, short term infections.

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