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Virology is the study of viruses and virus-like agents: their structure, classification and evolution, their ways to infect and exploit cells for virus reproduction, the diseases they cause, the techniques to isolate and culture them, and their use in research and therapy.
Polio vaccine developed using tobacco plants could transform how vaccines are made

Polio vaccine developed using tobacco plants could transform how vaccines are made

Einstein researchers receive three NIH grants to protect against deadly viruses

Einstein researchers receive three NIH grants to protect against deadly viruses

TMDU-led researchers identify protein critical to early stages of cellular HIV infection

TMDU-led researchers identify protein critical to early stages of cellular HIV infection

Accidental discovery opens up new way to find unknown viruses

Accidental discovery opens up new way to find unknown viruses

UM SOM researchers to study adaptive immune responses of infants with HIV exposure in utero

UM SOM researchers to study adaptive immune responses of infants with HIV exposure in utero

Shaping the future of oncology treatment

Shaping the future of oncology treatment

Scientists notice shift in transmission mechanism of HEV infections

Scientists notice shift in transmission mechanism of HEV infections

Researchers discover new virus in migratory bird species

Researchers discover new virus in migratory bird species

Scientists find single protein that controls genes essential for spermatogenesis

Scientists find single protein that controls genes essential for spermatogenesis

Morgridge researchers reveal complex viral replication process in unprecedented detail

Morgridge researchers reveal complex viral replication process in unprecedented detail

Altered virus could help more patients to become eligible for human gene therapy trials

Altered virus could help more patients to become eligible for human gene therapy trials

New discovery could help explain unparalleled spread of Ebola virus

New discovery could help explain unparalleled spread of Ebola virus

New biosensor rapidly detects tiny concentrations of influenza A virus

New biosensor rapidly detects tiny concentrations of influenza A virus

Genetic sequencing reveals how Zika virus spread in the Americas

Genetic sequencing reveals how Zika virus spread in the Americas

Portland State biologist receives major NASA grant to study evolution of viruses

Portland State biologist receives major NASA grant to study evolution of viruses

Scientists uncover potential strategy to shock and kill HIV virus

Scientists uncover potential strategy to shock and kill HIV virus

Metabolite 'signatures' can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing diseases

Metabolite 'signatures' can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing diseases

Study uncovers potential new therapeutic targets for HCV infections

Study uncovers potential new therapeutic targets for HCV infections

Researchers find persistence of Zika virus in cerebrospinal fluid, lymph nodes of rhesus monkeys

Researchers find persistence of Zika virus in cerebrospinal fluid, lymph nodes of rhesus monkeys

New model may provide vital insights into life-saving treatment for CMV infection

New model may provide vital insights into life-saving treatment for CMV infection