Virology

What is Virology?

Virology is the study of viruses and virus-like agents, including (but not limited to) their taxonomy, disease-producing properties, cultivation and genetics. It is often considered a part of microbiology or pathology. In the early years this discipline was dependent upon advances in the chemical and physical sciences, but viruses soon became tools for probing basic biochemical processes of cells.

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Tulane establishes COVID-19 research program to develop a vaccine and test treatments

Tulane establishes COVID-19 research program to develop a vaccine and test treatments

UT Southwestern scientists discover potential vulnerabilities in new coronavirus

UT Southwestern scientists discover potential vulnerabilities in new coronavirus

Novel technology could reduce coronavirus diagnostic time to 15 minutes

Novel technology could reduce coronavirus diagnostic time to 15 minutes

Facts vs. fears: Five things to help weigh your coronavirus risk

Facts vs. fears: Five things to help weigh your coronavirus risk

Experimental antiviral prevents MERS-CoV in rhesus macaques

Experimental antiviral prevents MERS-CoV in rhesus macaques

Study gives clues on how to stop HIV reemergence

Study gives clues on how to stop HIV reemergence

Yale scientists enlist most unlikely ally in efforts to treat glioblastoma

Yale scientists enlist most unlikely ally in efforts to treat glioblastoma

New prophylactic and therapeutic avenues to fight against rabies

New prophylactic and therapeutic avenues to fight against rabies

CSU researchers uncover new information on replication of viruses

CSU researchers uncover new information on replication of viruses

Researchers reveal how long coronaviruses persist on surfaces and a way for inactivation

Researchers reveal how long coronaviruses persist on surfaces and a way for inactivation

2019-nCoV: Infectious virus can be isolated from nose, throat swabs of patients with mild symptoms

2019-nCoV: Infectious virus can be isolated from nose, throat swabs of patients with mild symptoms

Novel tool monitors influenza A virus mutations in real time

Novel tool monitors influenza A virus mutations in real time

Researchers develop novel therapeutic approach to cure chronic hepatitis B

Researchers develop novel therapeutic approach to cure chronic hepatitis B

Experimental vaccine prevents infection of lung and nasal cavity

Experimental vaccine prevents infection of lung and nasal cavity

New, highly potent HIV antibody restricts development of viral resistance

New, highly potent HIV antibody restricts development of viral resistance

Research uncovers how HIV develops resistance to key drugs

Research uncovers how HIV develops resistance to key drugs

CSIRO begins key research on novel coronavirus

CSIRO begins key research on novel coronavirus

Researchers identify potential target in the fight against MERS

Researchers identify potential target in the fight against MERS

Coronavirus spreading despite measures

Coronavirus spreading despite measures

Wiley provides free access to coronavirus-related research articles

Wiley provides free access to coronavirus-related research articles