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Microorganisms: Viruses Resources


International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses

If you ever wanted an up-to-date list of what virus belongs in what family, check out the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses.

RNA Virus Database

Throw yourself a party at the RNA Virus Database, complete with BLAST balloons and sequence alignment party favors.


No, it's not a ripoff of Hertz car rental service. Take Internet surfing to a whole new level while sifting through some human endogenous retrovirus database entries.

Virology Journal

The slogan is "All the Virology on the WWW," which is pretty self-explanatory. The real question is, can we forgive the Comic Sans?

Viral Zone

The SIB, or Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, provides more information than you would ever need to know about different viruses.

Centers for Disease Control

With all this talk about viral infection, how could we not link to the good ol' CDC?

How Now Brown Cow

This tutorial is a little bit cheesy, but it puts the fears of everyone contracting mad cow disease in perspective. Or does it?

Phage Biology and Phage Therapy

Check out all the latest...phage news.

Kids With Cancer

A site with lots of resources and information about childhood cancers.

Understanding Cancer

Here's a great resource from the Mesothelioma Group.



We heard you wanted a podcast about viruses. Presenting: This Week in Virology.


The Big Picture Book of Viruses

It's like an All-You-Can-Eat buffet of...virus pictures. Seriously though, these virus images are pretty crazy...looking.

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