260.623.01 FUNDAMENTAL VIROLOGY
Discusses cellular, molecular, genetic, and immunological principles that govern viral infection. Presents a survey of main virus groups with detailed discussion of several representative human pathogens. Topics include replication strategies, pathogenesis, carcinogenesis, vaccination, and the use of viruses as tools in molecular and cell biology. Emphasizes interactions of viral and host cell processes.
1. Understand basic mechanisms of animal virus replication 2. Understand basic cellular and host responses to viral infection 3. Become familiar with the major virus families that cause human disease 4. Understand the mechanisms by which viruses in these families cause disease 5. Understand how viruses in these families are transmitted and maintained in populations
- Monday 3:30 - 4:50
- Wednesday 3:30 - 4:50
- Friday 3:30 - 4:50