To Catch a Virus

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Expert storytellers weave together the science, technological advances, medical urgencies, and human stories that chronicle the development of the field of diagnostic virology.

  • Follows a historical discoveries that defined viruses and their roles in infectious diseases over a century of developments, epidemics, and molecular advances, and continuing into the 21st century with AIDS, HIV, and a future that in no way resembles the past.
  • Features the great names and personalities of diagnostic virology, their contributions, their associations, and their challenges to prove findings that some considered fantasy.
  • Describes how scientists applied revolutionary technologies, studying viruses, first in animal models and tissue culture and progressing to molecular and genetic techniques.
  • Appeals to the pioneer and adventure-seeker who is interested in how a scientific field evolves.

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Author Marilyn J. August has been nominated by the National League of American Pen Women as a “Letters Achiever”. Pen Women is a nation-wide organization composed of professional women in art, letters and music and has been around for more than 100 years http://www.nlapw.org/history/ . Two women in each artistic field are honored at a Celebrity Luncheon by the local Santa Clara County Branch of the organization, and Dr. August has been selected as one of the Letters Achievers for 2014.

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