Joseph L. Melnick
|Virology and Epidemiology.||Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX|
Area:"a founder of modern virology"
Early life and education
Melnick was born on October 9, 1914, in Boston and moved with his family to New Haven, Connecticut, when he was seven years old. He earned his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University in 1936 and was awarded a Ph.D. in physiological chemistry from Yale University. He became a member of the Yale faculty under John R. Paul, and was named a professor of epidemiology in 1954.
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|MELNICK JL. (2010) Poliomyelitis virus in urban sewage in epidemic and in nonepidemic times. American Journal of Hygiene. 45: 240-53|
|Horstmann DM, Melnick JL, Ward R, et al. (2010) THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF INFANT RHESUS MONKEYS TO POLIOMYELITIS VIRUS ADMINISTERED BY MOUTH : A STUDY OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF VIRUS IN THE TISSUES OF ORALLY INFECTED ANIMALS. The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 86: 309-23|
|Ward R, Horstmann DM, Melnick JL. (2006) THE ISOLATION OF POLIOMYELITIS VIRUS FROM HUMAN EXTRA-NEURAL SOURCES. IV. SEARCH FOR VIRUS IN THE BLOOD OF PATIENTS. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 25: 284-6|
|Horstmann DM, Ward R, Melnick JL. (2006) THE ISOLATION OF POLIOMYELITIS VIRUS FROM HUMAN EXTRA-NEURAL SOURCES. III. PERSISTENCE OF VIRUS IN STOOLS AFTER ACUTE INFECTION. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 25: 278-83|
|Horstmann DM, Melnick JL, Wenner HA. (2006) THE ISOLATION OF POLIOMYELITIS VIRUS FROM HUMAN EXTRA-NEURAL SOURCES. I. COMPARISON OF VIRUS CONTENT OF PHARYNGEAL SWABS, OROPHARYNGEAL WASHINGS, AND STOOLS OF PATIENTS. The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 25: 270-4|
|Phillips CA, Melnick JL, Barrett FF, et al. (2004) Dual virus infections. Simultaneous enteroviral disease and St. Louis encephalitis. Jama. 197: 169-72|
|BANKER DD, MELNICK JL. (2004) Isolation of Coxsackie virus (C virus) from North Alaskan Eskimos. American Journal of Hygiene. 54: 383-90|
|MELNICK JL, LEDINKO N. (2003) Development of neutralizing antibodies against the three types of poliomyelitis virus during an epidemic period; the ratio of inapparent infection to clinical poliomyelitis. American Journal of Hygiene. 58: 207-22|
|GAYLORD WH, MELNICK JL. (2003) Developmental forms of vaccinia virus. Science (New York, N.Y.). 117: 10-3|
|BLACK FL, REISSIG M, MELNICK JL. (2000) Measles virus. Advances in Virus Research. 6: 205-27|