F. A. Murphy

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Frederick A. Murphy is internationally known for his work on rabies, encephalitis and hemorrhagic fevers, with more than 250 articles published on the subject. Murphy is best recognized for obtaining the first electron micrograph of an Ebola viral particle while working at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where he served as Chief of Viropathology, near Emory University in Atlanta in 1976. Murphy then served as Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California, Davis. He is currently a Professor at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.