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  • General Educational Resources
  • Includes specific virus-related educational in-class activities
  • American Society for Virology

  • Education and Career Development
  • Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Training in Virology
  • Government Agencies

  • Flu /Influenza/ H1N1/
  • Flu Myths and Realities
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Brochures
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • West Nile Virus Research
  • Libraries

  • Turning the Pages Online Archive of very old books, for example Robert Hooke's (1635-1703) Micrographia
  • Students Papers / Web Papers

    Web sites made by students on specific viruses or virus topics.

  • Epstein-Barr Virus: Infectious Mononucleosis - "The Kissing Disease" (University of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA)
  • Human Immonodeficiancy Virus (HIV) (University of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA)
  • Online Course at Columbia

    (including video, podcasts, course notes)

    General and Introductory

  • Virology G6021 (Columbia University).
  • Video Podcast List (RSS/XML format)
  • Courses and Notes Links

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    General and Introductory

  • Are Viruses Alive? by George Rice, Montana State University
  • Introduction to the Viruses - Includes viral micrographs and links. From the University of California Museum of Paleontogy
  • Molecular Expressions: Virus Structure
  • Virology (University of South Carolina) - Textbook.
  • Virus Structure - Viruses are not alive in the strict sense of the word, but reproduce and have an intimate, if parasitic, relationship with all living organisms.
  • Virus Ultrastructure (University of Cape Town) - This page is designed primarily as an introductory manual for students of virology,but anyone who is interested is invited to take a brief "peep" at some of the inhabitants of the microbial Lilliput Land.
  • Principles of Virus Architecture
  • Introduction to Molecular Virology (Department of Microbiology University of Cape Town) - by Ed Rybicki. An Electronic Introduction to Molecular Virology.
  • Introduction to the Viruses - Text and Images.
  • Introduction to Viruses - Text and Images.
  • Virology Down Under - Educational Resources.
  • Virus Structure - Text and Images.
  • Wong's Virology - This site contains notes on various aspects of virology.
  • Kimball's Biology: Viruses One web page summary on viruses: Genomes, DNA, RNA, Latency, Lysogeny, Transduction
  • Medical

  • Clinical Virology Medical Virology Lecture Notes. University of Cape Town, South Africa.
  • How Viruses Work - What is a Virus? How a Virus Infects You, Reducing the Spread, Medicines That Can Help, Links.
  • Retroviruses and HIV

  • HIV Infection Overview - Attachment, Reverse Transcription, Integration through Translation, Viral Protease, Assembly and Budding.
  • HIV Infection Overview - Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) - One page Sumamry
  • Herpes

  • Herpes simplex virus Research (The Homepage of Dr. Edward K. Wagner, UC Irvine School of Biological Sciences)

  • Non-English Foreign language courses


  • Initiation a la virologie. Universite de Louvain.
  • Cours de virologie fondamentale - issus du cours de virologie fondamentale de l'institut Pasteur.
  • Coronavirus
  • cours de virologie par - Professeurs agreges Anne Decoster, Dr Jean-Claude Lemahieu.
    Switzerland / Suisse
  • VIROLAB- VIROLAB est une simulation de laboratoire de biologie permettant d'apprendre des concepts de virologie.
  • German

  • Allgemeine Virologie (Austria)