- All the Virology on the WWW
A collection of virology related Web sites of interest to our virologists, and others interested in learning more about viruses including an index to virus pictures on the web.
American Society for Microbiology
The American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world.
The "Bad Bug" Book
This handbook, developed by the Food and Drug Administration, provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. Some technical terms have been linked to the National Library of Medicine's Entrez glossary.
Check out this site for unique images of microorganisms that make you sick, and the blood cells that do battle to keep you well. Includes links to sites offering further information on microbiology, infectious diseases and cell biology.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
One of my favorite sites is the CDC homepage as I can get recent statistics on various diseases. This year I was able
to download stats on the occurrence of HIV is both females and in California and give them to my students as we started our AIDS unit.
(Theresa Peters, '96 AE Fellow)
The Digital Learning Center for Microbial Ecology
This project uses computers and network technologies to help students and teachers learn about microbial ecology, and to help make educational resources concerning microbes readily available. The web site includes a virtual field trip through a microbial zoo, "microbe of the week", and stories from the popular press related to microbiology and microbial ecology.
EPA Microbiology Home Page
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency methods related to bacteria, viruses and protozoans and microbiology related information that has been developed or managed by the Agency are available on this site. (Many of the files are in pdf format.)
Grapes of Staph, Doc Kaiser's Microbiology Website
This site has lecture note text pages, illustrations, animations, and photomicrographs for Dr. Kaiser's microbiology lectures and labs. Although it is designed primarily for students preparing for an allied health profession, the information is accessible an informative.
A Dose of Pox
An interactive tutorial that steps you through the discovery and ultimate eradication of smallpox using a series of questions. At each step, information and images are provided to help broaden ones appreciation of this scientific feat! Check this page for more tutorials from MicrobiologyBytes.
Medical Microbiology Textbook
This website contains the entire 4th edition of Medical Microbiology, edited by Samuel Baron. This online textbook online includes all the images and figures in the printed form of the text. A wonderful resource for those teaching a medically related microbiology section in their biology courses.
Produced by the Society for Microbiology, this Micro-Encyclopedia is a collection of articles that explain and explore microbes in food and drink, in industry, in normal and extreme environments, in history and in the future. Other categories include diseases and treatments, travelers' tales, and microbiology techniques and resources.
Microbes in the News
Wondering which microbes are making news these days...from the heroic...to ancient...to dangerous...and strange? Links to reports from a variety of sources are available at this site housed at Michigan State University.
Microbiology and Immunology On-line
This online textbook from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. includes more than 80 downloadable lectures, and related Powerpoint presentations. Translations into
Spanish, Portuguese, and Albanian are in progress.
Microbiology, Bugs in the News!
Lots of information, with pictures on microbiology. Read about cryptosporidium, AIDS and HIV, flu, E. coli, the immune system and lots more.
Published by the American Society of Microbiologists, MicrobeWorld features both introductory and in-depth information on microbes and microbiology topics, a weekly microbial news digest, and hands-on activities.
The Microbiology Video Library
Online videos onmore than 300 microbiology related topics.
Society for General Microbiology
An extensive list of links to microbiology resources including professional societies, publications, and online materials.