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(Science: study) The study of viruses and viral diseases.


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Re: What sort of jobs can one get with a biology degree ?

As you've already noted, the jobs often depend upon the specialty - virology might lead to jobs in pharmaceuticals or government bureaus. Academic careers aren't quite as limited by specialty, but they can be hard to find.

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by Darby
Sun Mar 22, 2015 7:17 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What sort of jobs can one get with a biology degree ?
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What sort of jobs can one get with a biology degree ?

Also, i wonder if i am clever enough to do all of that. I do have a thirst for knowledge and i enjoy learning how nature works. Virology seems like an interesting topic and i know i would enjoy learning about viruses and all the interactions. But, am i really clever enough to become a ...

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by KF81
Sun Mar 22, 2015 4:29 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What sort of jobs can one get with a biology degree ?
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Re: Virology - Calculations

**A virus has a genome of 1.184 MB (1184 kb) of double stranded DNA. 90.5% is coded into 1262 ORFs. What would be the average size of a coded protein in kiloDaltons? -1184 kb is 1184000 bases times the 660 Da per base pair gives 7.8144x10^8Daltons... Not sure where to go to further this. Somehow, I...

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 17, 2013 3:58 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Virology - Calculations
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Virology - Calculations

I'm needing some help understanding where to go on sample problems. I haven't had any success finding tutorials or anything online to explain how to complete problems such as: **A virus has a genome of 1.184 MB (1184 kb) of double stranded DNA. 90.5% is coded into 1262 ORFs. What would be the averag...

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by mkay28
Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:05 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Virology - Calculations
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Need help in Micro!

... of microbes. 19. Discuss viral taxonomy. What 3 criteria are used by the ICTV to classify a virus. 20. Discuss the use of plaque-forming units in Virology. 21. Descride the lytic cycle of the T-even bacteriophage. 22. Describe the lysogenic cycle of the bacteriophage lambda. 23. Compare and contrast ...

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by whitecaddy26
Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need help in Micro!
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