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Is measles on its way back? Are we ready?

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), South Africa’s public health institute that provides reference microbiology, virology, epidemiology, surveillance and research to support ...

Source: News24
Published: 17 May 2019

A Life: Elmer R. Pfefferkorn, 1931-2019; ‘He was the real deal, very authentic’

Along with generations of medical students and colleagues before and after her, Bird witnessed the professorial side during the 40-plus years that Pfefferkorn, a Rhodes Scholar, taught microbiology and virology and conducted groundbreaking, National ...

Source: Valley News
Published: 13 May 2019

Baylor recognizes research excellence with DeBakey Awards

Dr. Robert Britton is professor of molecular virology and microbiology and a member of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research at Baylor. His research and that of his lab is focused on the study ...

Source: Armed robbery in Revesby
Published: 16 May 2019

Professor Sharon Peacock CBE

Following completion of training in clinical microbiology and virology, she was an honorary consultant in the Oxford laboratory between 1998 and 2009 (encompassing the transition to the Health Protection Agency), followed by honorary consultant at the ...

Published: 03 May 2019

Molecular Virology

Prominent outside speakers are invited to present current research through the weekly Molecular Biology & Microbiology seminar program, the monthly Lester O. Krampitz Seminars and Cleveland Virology Group meetings, and numerous seminars in other departments.

Source: Case Western Reserve University
Published: 21 Feb 2019

Microbiology Devices Panel

... the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational in vitro devices for use in clinical laboratory medicine including microbiology, virology, and infectious disease and makes appropriate recommendations to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

Published: 08 Apr 2019

Virology Graduate Programs

In some cases, the degree you earn may be in molecular biology, microbiology, immunology or a related area with a concentration in virology. Generally, a virology course teaches how viruses replicate, the innate responses of viruses and the ways that ...

Published: 28 Aug 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: 23 May 2018

Jharkhand plans virology lab at RIMS, Ranchi

“The virology lab will be sponsored by the Centre. We are looking for a firm to supply and install the advanced medical equipment in the microbiology department of RIMS. We hope to find one by the end of this year. Hopefully, the new lab will be ...

Published: 15 Nov 2018

UB welcomes first fellows of $1.1 million training program to improve study of Zika, HIV and other viruses

Tiffany Butterfield, doctoral candidate in microbiology at the University of the West Indies ... the Jamaica Ministry of Health named the establishment of a virology research program as one of Jamaica’s highest national health priorities.

Source: University at Buffalo
Published: 03 Oct 2018

T cell responses against elephant herpesvirus identified

Working with the Houston Zoo, Dr. Paul Ling, associate professor of virology and microbiology at Baylor, has played a role in regular testing of blood for the virus. When detected, treatment can begin immediately. “Despite the availability of sensitive ...

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 12 Mar 2018

BS/MS Program in Immunology, Microbiology and Virology

This degree program is designed to actively prepare graduates for careers in biomedical research by allowing them to earn both BS and MS degrees in 5 years. Pursuit of the MS in Immunology, Microbiology, and Virology affords the opportunity for selected ...

Source: University of Rochester Medical Center
Published: 16 Oct 2017

DMO seeks to take over institute to set up microbiology lab

ALAPPUZHA: The district medical office (DMO) has put forward a proposal to take up Kerala State Institute of Virology and Infectious Diseases (KSIVID) and set up a microbiology laboratory. This option is being mooted at a time when monsoon-related diseases ...

Published: 07 Jun 2017

United States Virology and Bacteriology Testing Market Forecast 2017-2021 -

DUBLIN, Feb 14, 2018 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The "US Virology and Bacteriology Testing Market Forecast ... as well as companies planning to diversify into the dynamic and rapidly expanding microbiology testing market, in evaluating emerging opportunities ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 14 Feb 2018

Virology Research

The Department of Microbiology has strength in many different areas ... Our unique combination of structural and molecular virology research results not only in the generation of basic knowledge about fundamental aspects of virus replication and ...

Source: UAB
Published: 21 Oct 2017

Dietary sugar linked to bacterial epidemics

Dr. James Collins, a postdoctoral associate in the Britton lab, and Dr. Robert Britton, professor of molecular virology and microbiology. Resistance to fluoroquinolone antibiotics is likely one of the factors that is helping lineage RT027 cause epidemics.

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 04 Jan 2018

2012 Symposium Speaker Bios

He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and past president of the American Society for Virology. Dr. Shou-Wei Ding is a Professor in Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology, University of California, Riverside.

Published: 28 Oct 2017

Professor named UGA Inventor of the Year

In addition, she directs virology services at the PDRC and mentors graduate and professional students. Sellers received both her master’s and Ph.D. in medical microbiology from the College of Veterinary Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in biology from ...

Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Published: 18 May 2019

About The Program

The Immunology, Microbiology, and Virology (IMV) Program is designed for students interested in obtaining a Ph.D. in Microbiology & Immunology. As such, the program represents a group of faculty that may mentor a student pursuing thesis research toward the ...

Source: University of Rochester Medical Center
Published: 05 Nov 2017

Themis Establishes Scientific Advisory Board of Experts in Virology and Vaccine Development

Dr. Duprex received his Ph.D. in molecular virology and B.S. from the Queen’s University of Belfast. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. Stephen J. Thomas, M.D. Dr. Thomas is an infectious diseases physician and vaccinologist with ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 26 Feb 2018

Catch a virus by its tail

J. Whelan, professor of microbiology at HMS and director of the Harvard Program in Virology. Lassa fever infections, for example, are rarely fatal, but once actual disease develops, it can cause hemorrhages, or bleeding, in multiple organs in one out of ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 13 May 2019

Catch a virus by the tail

Our findings identify a critical mechanism that allows some of these pathogens to replicate and survive,” said Sean P.J. Whelan, professor of microbiology at HMS and director of the Harvard Program in Virology. Being infected with the Lassa fever virus ...

Source: Harvard Medical School
Published: 17 May 2019

Why physicians should engage the podcast generation

I think that was really a home run from that standpoint,” said Dr. Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and professor of Pediatrics and Molecular & Virology and Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine. He is also author of ...

Published: 06 May 2019

The U.S. anti-vax movement and the areas where it’s most concentrated | Opinion

Peter J Hotez, Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine

Source: The Patriot-News
Published: 05 May 2019

Qatar- Sidra Medicine pathology labs receive accreditation from College of American Pathologists

Sidra Medicine's Pathology Department specializes in the following fields: Anatomical Pathology; Clinical Biochemistry; Hematopathology; Microbiology and virology; pathology genetics; pathology ...

Source: MENAFN
Published: 09 May 2019

Vaccines are 'sorcery'? How one Texas legislator is hurting public health

His list of official titles is impressive: dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and professor of pediatrics and molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine; director of the Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development ...

Source: Dallas Morning News
Published: 08 May 2019

Harvard scientists uncover key mechanism that allows viruses to replicate

J. Whelan, professor of microbiology at HMS and director of the Harvard Program in Virology. Lassa fever infections, for example, are rarely fatal, but once actual disease develops, it can cause hemorrhages, or bleeding, in multiple organs in one out of ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 13 May 2019

PE-backed Microbiology Research Associates buys Accuratus Lab

Avista Pharma Solutions Inc was the seller. Eagan, Minnesota-based Accuratus provides microbiology, virology, and analytical chemistry GLP testing services. Fairmount Partners advised Accuratus. Sidley Austin LLP and Nolan & Associates advised MRA.

Source: PE Hub
Published: 07 Sep 2016