About UW Virology

The UW Virology Division is one of nine divisions comprising the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington. The UW Virology Clinical Laboratories perform diagnostic testing for a full range of human pathogens including Herpes group, HIV, hepatitis, respiratory, and enteric viruses. The Division provides the highest quality patient care and serves as a model of excellence for clinical laboratories across the nation.

UW Virology is recognized as a worldwide leader in virology research. Our research programs integrate the latest in computational, laboratory, and clinical research methods to advance the understanding of infectious diseases. Many past and current faculty members in the Virology Division have received prestigious awards recognizing their scientific achievements.

Education is a key component to the Division and our leadership works with public and private agencies to improve health care and advance knowledge in Virology. The UW Virology Division is committed to building and sustaining a diverse academic community of faculty, staff, fellows, residents, and students, and to assuring that access to education and training is open to learners from all segments of society, acknowledging a particular responsibility to the diverse populations within our region.