Simulate the spread of HIV through a population with virtual
fluid exchanges. Results from a computer-simulated ELISA are
used for an epidemiological study to determine possible original
ELISA Assay Understand how an ELISA is performed, learn
what serum components are measured in an ELISA, and be able
to explain how an ELISA test is used to detect sero-positivity
for HIV or any other pathogen.
Blotting Analysis Learn why a western blot is a confirmatory
test for HIV positivity, what serum components are measured
in an ELISA, and how a western blot is performed.
to Immunology Learn
the basics about the immune system.
Structure Understand how an antibody's physical structure
determines its interaction with antigen.
and AIDS Learn about HIV's interaction with the immune
system and how current treatments interrupt the HIV lifecycle.
Written in collaboration with Veterinary Science and Microbiology,
these cases studies are designed for advanced students.
Lab Use this laboratory simulation in your classroom
to teach about the spread of a hypothetical disease causing agent,
and show how the presence of antibodies in a sample of body fluid
can be used to determine if individuals are infectious.
Jenner and the Discovery of Vaccination is a historical
exhibit prepared by the Department of Rare Books and Special
Collections at the University of South Carolina.
Body is a multimedia AIDS and HIV resource, with
lots of great information on the science and sociology of HIV.
Action Coalition is a nonprofit organization with
the goal to boost immunization rates. This site has pictures
of diseases that can be prevented with immunization and information
Mad. This website is mainly aimed for students studying
AQA (spec. A) Biology in the UK. It is informative, beautifully
designed and easy to use.
is a new online collection of biochemistry resources. With
comprehensive reviews and extensive cross-referencing, this
site will be an indispensable tool for teachers and students
involved in Biochemistry at all levels.