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More than a living syringe: Mosquito saliva alone triggers unexpected immune response

"Billions of people worldwide are exposed to diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, and many of these conditions do not have effective treatments," said corresponding author Dr. Rebecca Rico-Hesse, professor of molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 17 May 2018

Hyderabad's Gandhi hospital gets funds for Virology research

head of Microbiology department at Gandhi Medical College. Besides, new viruses which are spreading in the State, can be identified too. Currently, if samples have to be tested for Zika, they are sent to National Institute of Virology(NIV)-Pune ...

Source: The New Indian Express
Published: 10 May 2018

Christenberry, Dr. Curtis C.

After high school, he attended API (Auburn University) where he received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science/1951, a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine/1955, and later, a Master of Science in Veterinary Microbiology and Virology/1973. Curtis was ...

Source: Opelika-Auburn News
Published: 13 May 2018

CURB galvanizes Puerto Rican students’ lab experience

Martínez Rodríguez worked at Cornell’s Baker Institute for Animal Health in the virology laboratories of John S.L. Parker ... Yarelis Gonzalez-Vargas, majoring in biology and industrial microbiology, conducted research for credit in the lab of Anthony ...

Source: Cornell Chronicle
Published: 16 May 2018

Research Studies in Microbiology & Biotechnology

Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms, those being unicellular (single cell), multicellular (cell colony), or acellular (lacking cells). Microbiology encompasses numerous sub-disciplines including virology, mycology, parasitology, and ...

Source: issuu
Published: 26 May 2017

Dr. Mark D. Sobsey Honored for the Global Impact of His Work in Environmental Microbiology and Virology

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Mark D. Sobsey's decades of pioneering research in human exposure to pathogens in water and food and the resulting health risks extends far beyond academia. His work influences environmental and public ...

Source: Le Lézard
Published: 20 Apr 2016

Journal of Virology

The Journal of Virology is an academic journal that covers research ... Established in 1967, it is published twice monthly by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Like other primary journals from the ASM, research papers are currently available ...

Source: Phys.org
Published: 15 Feb 2016

Even a Mosquito's Spit May Help Make You Sick

"When the mosquitoes delivered the virus, the mice had more of a rash, more fever and other characteristics that mimic the disease presentation in humans," said study lead researcher Rebecca Rico-Hesse, a professor of molecular virology and microbiology at ...

Source: philly.com
Published: 21 May 2018

Nipah virus outbreak reported in India

Samples from the deceased collected and sent to a virology lab that have now been confirmed as ... role in controlling NiV disease,” said Dr Benjamin A Satterfield, of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Mayo Clinic.

Source: njtoday
Published: 21 May 2018

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

With a protégé, Georgi Eliava, d’Herelle co-founded the Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology and Virology. Stalin showered the institute with attention and money because it offered something he badly wanted: a scientific achievement that he ...

Source: Mother Jones
Published: 16 May 2018

Eight microbiology and virology jobs cut at CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory

EIGHT roles in microbiology and virology at Geelong’s Australian Animal Health Laboratory will go as budget cuts hit CSIRO. The Lab’s executive director Dr Kurt Zuelke said Federal Government funding for the jobs had already been cut but the ...

Source: Geelong Advertiser
Published: 15 Aug 2014

TapImmune Creates Scientific Advisory Board to Support Clinical Development of Multi-Antigen Cell Therapy Platform

Dr. Heslop is a co-founder of ViraCyte, LLC. Cliona M. Rooney, Ph.D. Dr. Rooney is a Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Molecular Virology and Microbiology, and Immunology and Director of Translational Research Laboratories at the Center for Cell ...

Source: StreetInsider
Published: 16 May 2018

Harold Ginsberg, 85; Microbiologist Laid the Foundation for Virology

headed the microbiology departments at Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania. He also conducted research for the National Institutes of Health. Colleagues said Ginsberg's work laid the foundation for the field of virology, the study of ...

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 12 Feb 2003

Options in microbiology

medical microbiology degree holders are eligible for admission. Applied microbiology covers vast areas of study including immunology, epidemiology, microbial metabolism, virology, pathogenic bacteriology, mycology, metabolism, industrial agricultural ...

Source: The Hindu
Published: 05 Sep 2011

After 31 years, Khalil Chishti back to teach virology at Karachi University

“Dr Chishti used to talk about virology when even microbiology wasn’t truly established as ... research has gone down in the university.” While talking to The Express Tribune, Dr Kazmi said: “I do not expect he [Chishti] can do something ...

Source: The Express Tribune
Published: 25 Jul 2012

Systems virology: host-directed approaches to viral pathogenesis and drug targeting

High-throughput molecular profiling and computational biology are changing the face of virology, providing a new appreciation of the importance of the host in viral pathogenesis and offering unprecedented opportunities for better diagnostics, therapeutics ...

Source: Nature
Published: 03 Jun 2013

Redefining Virology

Viruses have always been classified according to whether their genome is composed of DNA or RNA. That may be set to change with the discovery that human cytomegalovirus has both a DNA genome and four mRNA transcripts that are produced before the DNA genome ...

Source: Science
Published: 24 Oct 2013

Astro-virology

As Stedman alludes to, studying viruses is not easy. "It is only recently in the historical microbiology record that we've had the molecular tools that have allowed us to determine the number and the extent of the diversity of viruses on Earth," says Griffin.

Source: Phys.org
Published: 29 Nov 2013

Systems virology: host-directed approaches to viral pathogenesis and drug targeting

High-throughput molecular profiling and computational biology are changing the face of virology, providing a new appreciation of the importance of the host in viral pathogenesis and offering unprecedented opportunities for better diagnostics, therapeutics ...

Source: Nature
Published: 03 Jun 2013