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Roossinck Publishes No. 1 New Release in Infectious Diseases

Posted: August 8, 2016

Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes by Dr. Marilyn Roossinck was released the week of August 8.
Dr. Marilyn J. Roossinck | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University

Dr. Marilyn J. Roossinck | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University

Princeton University Press has just released Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes, a popular-press, fully-illustrated book about viruses by Dr. Marilyn Roossinck with a forward by New York Times writer Carl Zimmer. It includes:

  • Extensive introductory materials covering how viruses work and how they interact with their hosts;
  • Many stunning drawings and pictures of viruses;
  • Viruses from a wide range of hosts: humans, other animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, and archaea;
  • A balanced look at viruses, not just the pathogens, but beneficial viruses as well.

Nature review of Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes.

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Contact Information

Marilyn J. Roossinck, Ph.D.
  • Professor, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, and Biology
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Phone: 814-865-2292