MICB-619 Biology/Biochemistry of Viruses
Spring for 2015-2016
Biology and Biochemistry of Viruses: This course will cover the general principles of virology. Topics will include: the effects of viruses on human health and disease; laboratory approaches to studying viruses; virus structure and mechanisms of replication; host responses to virus infection and viral counter-responses; virus engineering - including vaccine development and gene therapy; the role of virus ecology in emerging viral diseases. The focus will be primarily on viruses that affect human health.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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