Molecular Biology

Pox Postulates

Human Pox Viruses

New Findings

Additional Information

Pathogen Cards


"The joy I felt as the prospect before me of being the instrument destined to take away from the world one of its greatest calamities was so excessive that I found myself in a kind of reverie"

- Edward Jenner

Additional Resources

Smallpox - Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Molluscum Contagiosum - Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Poxviruses - Virology Online

Smallpox: WHO Puts off Destruction of U.S., Russian Caches - Science

Poxvirus pathogenesis - Mirobiol Rev

Humans & Viruses Student Pages

Nathanial Hsu (2005)

Vanya Choumanova (2004)

Jennifer Aguayo, Jessica Calderon (2000)

Reyna Fuentes (1999)

Jennifer Yuan (1998)