A biologist sets up a liquid-handling robot in order to perform a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) analysis to detect the presence of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).
Public domain/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ Hsi Liu, Ph.D., MBA and James Gathany, content providers/ 2007
This photograph shows a microbiologist conducting an experiment with the influenza virus inside a biological safety cabinet in the laboratory.
Public domain/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ Taronna Maines, content provider/ Greg Knobloch, photographer/ 2006
This photograph shows a microbiologist examining a test tube of reconstructed 1918 pandemic influenza viruses.
Public domain/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ James Gathany, photographer/ 2005
Dr. James Van Etten checks algae samples in his lab at the Ken Morrison Life Sciences Research Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. These algae were attacked by a virus.
Permission granted for educational use/ University of Nebraska-Lincoln/ Craig Chandler, photographer/ 2009
World of Viruses