All the Virology on the WWW
This page contains links to virology web sites and online courses that have been collected by the Garry Laboratory at Tulane University School of Medicine. While originally of interest to fellow virologists, the pages have grown to encompass nearly something for everyone. It includes
An Interview with Ebola Expert, Frederick Murphy
Dr. Murphy was the first person to "see" the ebola virus while at the Centers for Disease Control. Dr. Murphy talks to teachers about this virus and shares his views on emerging diseases.
Emerging Infectious Diseases
A peer reviewed journal tracking and analyzing disease trends.
How Now Mad Cow
How much do you really know about BSE? Can you get brain disease from eating beef? Decide for yourself...
This online interactive tutorial is a very understandable presentation of "Mad Cow Disease" and related conditions.
Journal of Virology
This peer reviewed journal publishes broad-based, high-quality, original research concerning viruses.
Online Tutorials in Virology
Ever wondered what it would be like to be polio virus or an HIV virus? This interactive tutorial lets you "transform" yourself into a virus and then asks you to answer how you would behave under certain biological conditions. If you make a mistake, don't worry... lots of background information and pictures are available to help. Developed by Dr. Alan Cann, University of Leicester, UK.
Designed as a study aid for undergraduate and postgraduate students, this site has lots of depth divided into four parts: General Information, Individual Viruses, Exam Questions and Answers, and Ready-to-use Powerpoint slide sets. This site has lots of depth -- a valuable resource for instructors and students alike!
The Virology Time Machine
A "multimedia extravaganza." Just choose a year and begin your adventure!
Virus ULTRA Structure
Linda Stannard at the University of Connecticut has developed these pages which provide excellent explanations of viral structure...as well as beautiful electron micrographs of human and animal viruses.