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Williams Biology Prof. Receives NSF Grant For Work On dUTPase
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $266,191 to nancy Roseman, assistant professor of biology, for her work on deoxyuridine triphosphatase (dUTPase), an enzyme involved in DNA metabolism. (1998-02-12)
Discovering Virology From Beijerinck To Hyperlinks
The American Phytopathological Society (APS) commemorates, through its feature home page at, the 100th anniversary of the discovery of tobacco mosaic virus with hyperlinks to the historical research of Beijerinck, articles featuring the discovery, a photo gallery of associated images and links to related sites. (1998-07-01)
Elsevier launches Current Opinion in Virology
Elsevier has announced the publication of the first issue of Current Opinion in Virology -- a new journal in its prestigious Current Opinion series, publishing six issues a year. (2011-07-12)
Virology text focuses on families
A new virology textbook published by ASM Press educates the reader by focusing on the families. (2010-02-04)
Food and Environmental Virology adds society affiliation
Springer's journal Food and Environmental Virology is now the official publication of the International Society for Food and Environmental Virology. (2013-04-23)
New edition available for essential virology reference
ASM Press announces the latest edition of an essential reference volume in one of the most dynamic and rapidly changing fields of clinical medicine. (2009-03-17)
Future Science Group shares top Zika-related articles
Future Science Group has today announced that they are making some top review and commentary articles freely available, to aid the Zika research effort. (2016-08-19)
Journal of Clinical Virology assembles papers on HIV diagnostic testing algorithms
Elsevier's Journal of Clinical Virology in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today announced the publication of a special supplement entitled 'Update on HIV Diagnostic Testing Algorithms.' (2011-12-22)
Harnessing anticancer drugs for the future fight against influenza
The researchers at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland together with their collaborators developed a new cell screening method that can be used to identify potential anti-influenza drugs. (2012-09-05)
American Society for Microbiology honors Bernard Roizman
The 2008 American Society for Microbiology Abbott-ASM Lifetime Achievement Award is being presented to Bernard Roizman, Joseph Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Virology, the University of Chicago. (2008-07-14)
Highlighting the clinical complications associated with ART in HIV/TB coinfected patients
Today Future Science Group announces the publication of an article in Future Virology highlighting the clinical complications associated with antiretroviral therapy in Chinese HIV/ Tuberculosis (TB) coinfected patients. (2017-02-10)
University of Alberta researcher to announce 'signifcant step' towards Hep C vaccine
A University of Alberta researcher and Canada Excellence Research Chair in Virology has made the discovery of a vaccine that will potentially help combat hepatitis C. (2012-02-15)
The hepatitis A virus is of animal origin
The hepatitis A virus can trigger acute liver inflammation which generally has a mild course in small children but which can become dangerous in adults. (2015-11-03)
UAlberta partnership could be a 'game-changer' for cancer patients
A multimillion dollar research partnership announced at the University of Alberta is giving a 'dream team' of researchers the opportunity to potentially transform cancer treatment and better patient outcomes. (2015-06-24)
By far, men garner most coveted speaking slots at virology meetings
In their recent study, published in the Journal of Virology, the University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers examined 35 years worth of invited speaker rosters from four prominent virology meetings, including the American Society for Virology, which is hosting its annual meeting in Madison, Wisconsin starting June 24, 2017. (2017-06-23)
Analysis illuminates risk connection of herpes virus, HIV
Most people at greater risk of acquiring HIV don't know it. (2001-12-21)
Swine flu: What does it do to pigs?
The effects of H1N1 swine flu have been investigated in a group of piglets. (2009-05-11)
Cover of journal shows cell infected by virus first viewed by Montana State scientists
The June cover of the Journal of Virology features a photograph of the unusual effects on a cell infected by a virus. (2009-07-17)
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. (2014-04-07)
New knowledge on how HIV beats the body's early immune response
In an important step towards eradicating HIV-associated viral reservoirs, researchers at Sydney's Westmead Institute for Medical Research have identified how the HIV virus hijacks the innate immune system to facilitate its replication and spread, thus gaining a foothold infection in the body. (2017-09-14)
Demmler-Harrison honored for devoted work with pediatric society
Dr. Gail Demmler-Harrison has been awarded the Society for Pediatric Research 2009 Thomas Hazinski, M.D,. (2009-05-08)
MU scientist eyeing enzymes that could help fight flu
The influenza virus remains a worldwide threat to humans, causing an average of 36,000 deaths and 200,000 hospitalizations each year in the United States alone. (2011-11-17)
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. (2009-04-09)
Monoclonal antibody effective against norovirus
Researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases provide the first proof of concept data showing that a monoclonal antibody can neutralize human norovirus. (2013-07-24)
Researchers discover two new groups of viruses
Researchers at the University of Bonn and the German Center for Infection Research have discovered two new groups of viruses within the Bunyavirus family in the tropical forest of Ivory Coast. (2015-06-02)
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. (2014-02-10)
Bacteria-invading virus yields new discoveries
Innovative work by two Florida State University scientists that shows the structural and DNA breakdown of a bacteria-invading virus is being featured on the cover of the February issue of the journal Virology. (2014-01-10)
Virus kills melanoma in animal model, spares normal cells
Researchers from Yale University School of Medicine have demonstrated that vesicular stomatitis virus is highly competent at finding, infecting, and killing human melanoma cells, both in vitro and in animal models, while having little propensity to infect non-cancerous cells. (2013-04-23)
Does the dangerous new Middle East coronavirus have an African origin?
The MERS-coronavirus is regarded as a dangerous novel pathogen. To date all cases are connected with the Arabian peninsula. (2013-07-24)
Early detection of highly pathogenic influenza viruses
Lack of appropriate drugs and vaccines during the influenza A virus pandemic in 2009, the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as well as the ongoing Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus outbreak demonstrates that the world is only insufficiently prepared for global attacks of emerging infectious diseases and that the handling of such threats remains a great challenge. (2015-06-23)
SLU virologists harness adenovirus to kill breast cancer cells
Saint Louis University researcher Maurice Green, Ph.D., hopes to tame the adenovirus's ability to kill cancer cells in order to use it as a therapy. (2014-05-23)
What the smallest infectious agents reveal about evolution
Radically different viruses share genes and are likely to share ancestry, according to research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Virology Journal this week. (2013-05-22)
Evolution of equine influenza led to canine offshoot which could mix with human influenza
Equine influenza viruses from the early 2000s can easily infect the respiratory tracts of dogs, while those from the 1960s are only barely able to, according to research published ahead of print in the Journal of Virology. (2014-06-19)
No such thing as 'junk RNA,' say Pitt researchers
Tiny fragments of RNA previously dismissed as cellular junk are actually stable molecules that play a significant role in gene regulation, say University of Pittsburgh researchers. (2009-10-12)
The HIV Nef protein plays both offense and defense in the battle between the AIDS virus and the body's immune system
An HIV protein called Nef helps HIV to successfully attack the body's immune system. (2001-04-10)
Inhibitory switch found for master regulator of inflammation, Gladstone researchers report
A master regulatory protein, NF-kB, which is responsible for a whole host of important biological processes, is inhibited by a newly discovered pathway, setting the stage for new therapeutic approaches. (2001-08-30)
Vaccination campaign doubles HBV mutations
A universal infant vaccination campaign in China has led the hepatitis B virus to more than double its rate of (2013-10-07)
Gladstone scientist Warner C. Greene receives Washington University School of Medicine Alumni Award
Warner C. Greene, M.D., Ph.D. -- who directs virology and immunology research at the Gladstone Institutes -- has won the 2012 Alumni Achievement Award from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. (2012-04-25)
University Of California-San Francisco (UCSF) Translational Symposium, September 10, To Focus On HIV Breakthrough And Immune Function
UCSF will sponsor its 4th Annual Translational Research Symposium for HIV investigators on Thursday, September 10. (1998-09-09)
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. (2008-08-14)
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