Communication Committee

Paul Duprex, Chair (2020)


Communications Workshop 2018

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 12:15 p.m.
Convened by ASV Communications Committee Chair, Paul Duprex

“From the journal Cell to NPR: Why @FoodieScience ‘loves reporting on viruses’”

Speaker: Michaeleen Doucleff, Global Health reporter for NPR. Michaeleen is a gifted communicator and will interview Vincent Racaniello in the opening Keynote Lecture of the meeting. She has a keen interest in infectious diseases, spent time in Liberia during the Ebola outbreak and is a vocal advocate for girls’ rights and women’s and children’s health. No pre-registration is required to attend this event.

This Week in Virology

TWiV ( is a weekly science show about viruses hosted by Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler. An episode of TWiV is recorded each year at the ASV meeting. The most recent ASV TWiV is shown below, with links to previous years.

Vincent, Rich and Kathy travel to ASV 2018 at the University of Maryland to speak with Svetlana Folimonova and Anne Simon about their work on viruses that infect plants.