This new virology textbook covers the fundamentals of viral molecular biology, with an overall organization based on the viral families.
* Focuses on teaching students enduring concepts of virology
* Includes a distinctive organization based on virus families
* Emphasizes the range of adaptations viruses have evolved to solve the various problems posed by their intracellular 'lifestyle', concerning gene expression as well as other issues
* Intended for use in a semester length basic virology course at the senior-undergraduate/graduate level