virologist


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vi·rol·o·gy

 (vī-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of viruses and viral diseases.

vi′ro·log′i·cal (vī′rə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), vi′ro·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
vi·rol′o·gist n.
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Noun1.virologist - a specialist in virology
microbiologist - a specialist in microbiology
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Translations

virologist

[ˌvaɪəˈrɒlədʒɪst] Nvirólogo/a m/f
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virologist

nVirologe m, → Virologin f, → Virusforscher(in) m(f)
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"We can now say that people who have had early infections with dengue do not need to worry much about contracting more severe forms of Zika infection due to this," said virologist Prof Felix Drexler.
Professor David Olaleye, a virologist, reacting to a study that found 22.2 per cent of vaccinated and apparently healthy dogs having rabies, said the situation is worrisome given the fatality of rabies in humans.
Virologist Max Theiler won a 1951 Nobel Prize for developing a vaccine against which disease?
BRASILIA (CyHAN)- Virologist Gubio Soares Santos from the virology laboratory at the State Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), along with also virologist Silvia Ines Sardi and infectologist Antonio Bandeira, was the first one to identify Zika Virus, in april of 2015, in Brazil.
The contagious H3N2 has spread across the U.S., and virologist Edward Dubovi, Ph.D., at Cornell, who helped identify the virus, estimates it produces at least 10 times more virus than the older strain, H3N8.
But existing vaccines still protect against the most altered virus isolated, though it's important to monitor such changes, says coauthor Javier Martin, a virologist at the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control in Potters Bar, England.
It doesn't move from A to B but almost through the whole alphabet," says virologist Gary Whittaker, Ph.D, a professor in Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine's Department of Microbiology and Immunology.
As a virologist, Lisa felt compelled to travel to Sierra Leone and help.
Robert Webster, a famous influenza virologist, told ABC News in 2006 that "society just can't accept the idea that 50 percent of the population could die.
The evolution of HIV might have been happening throughout history at very large timescales, Professor Jonathan Ball, virologist at the University of Nottingham, told BBC.
Virologist Prof Jane McKeating has studied hepatitis C and psychologist Prof Stephen Wood has looked at mental health among youth people.
"There is a bat pool [of the virus] in Saudi Arabia," said the virologist.