|Virology˛ is a site presenting a selection of virology health topics ranging from Smallpox and its uncertain future to Ebola and our uncertain future. Learn tips on how to guard against the cold virus. What is "Mad Cow Disease," and how is it transmitted? Find out why the "kissing disease" is called Mono instead of duo and other interesting facts.|
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This site is a presentation for ThinkQuest 1997. The authors, K.S., S.U. and S.F. are 7th and 8th grade students from Rochester, MN.
We wish to acknowledge the following people for their professional contribution to our web page:
Dr. Tom Smith, Director of Virology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Jon Charlesworth, Electron Microscopy Lab, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Dr. Leo Grady, Laboratories for Viral Diseases/Zoonotic Diseases, Wadsworth Center, New York State Dept. of Health.
Dr. Jean Handy, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UNC School of Medicine. Associate Director, Clinical Microbiology/Immunology Laboratories, UNC Hospitals, North Carolina.
These scientists have taken time from their busy schedules to help educate young people about virology. Thanks.