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Norwich scientist receives prestigious international science prize
"I am very pleased that the work of my group has been recognised by this award", said Professor David Baulcombe. "I am also delighted to see that research into plants has been acknowledged. It is often forgotten that plants are excellent models for many types of genetic and biochemical research. Beijerincks discovery of viruses in infected tobacco plants, for example, is one of... View News Article (2004-10-28)

Towards understanding bluetongue outbreaks
A recent article published in Virology (, reports the identification of a bluetongue virus strain that caused the northern European Bluetongue outbreak in 2006. Comparison of the virus strain with the sequences of other previously isolated strains showed that it originated in sub-Saharan Africa, rather than from vaccine strains or strains circulating in southern... View News Article (2008-08-15)

Chikungunya poised to invade the Americas
A team of French and Brazilian researchers warn that chikungunya virus is poised to invade, and become epidemic in the Americas according to research published ahead of print in the Journal of Virology.  View News Article (2014-04-08)

Long distance signals protect brain from viral infections
The brain contains a defense system that prevents at least two unrelated viruses-and possibly many more-from invading the brain at large. The research is published online ahead of print in the Journal of Virology.  View News Article (2014-02-11)

Monoclonal antibody effective against norovirus
Researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) provide the first proof of concept data showing that a monoclonal antibody can neutralize human norovirus. View News Article (2013-07-25)

Milestone tumor virus publication by Elsevier journal Virology
A recent special edition of the Elsevier journal Virology reviews the past, present, and future of the exciting field of small DNA tumor viruses. View News Article (2009-04-10)

Cover of Journal shows cell infected by virus first viewed by MSU scientists
The June cover of the Journal of Virology features a photograph of the unusual effects on a cell infected by a virus. Montana State University researchers were the first to view the virus, which they collected from a boiling, acidic spring in Yellowstone. View News Article (2009-07-20)

SLU Researchers Uncover Direct Evidence on How HIV Invades Healthy Cells
Using sophisticated detection methods, researchers at the Saint Louis University Institute for Molecular Virology (IMV) have demonstrated the molecular mechanism by which the HIV virus infects, or integrates, healthy cells. The discovery could lead to new drug treatments for HIV. View News Article (2005-12-22)

Potential new flu drugs target immune response, not virus
The seriousness of disease often results from the strength of immune response, rather than with the virus, itself. View News Article (2014-07-22)

Is the end of polio truly in sight?
Declaring the eradication of polio will be far more difficult than it was for smallpox, according to a review published in the Journal of General Virology. View News Article (2011-11-30)

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