virus resource

Viruses: a practical resource for post-16 biology teachers

17 December 2013 publication

This is a great introduction to viruses, using a safe and easy to handle bacteriophage. The practicals can be run as a series, or used individually as needed.

Cultures required, as well as consumables and equipment, can be purchased from the National Centre for Biotechnology Education.
The first copy of this pack is free to members (including school members). To request your free copy, please email the Education department ( stating your membership number (additional copies may be offered at a discounted rate for bulk orders).

Price for non-members: £15.

Check out our other resources via our dedicated education site, Microbiology Online.