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260.624.01 Advanced Virology

Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
4th term
4 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Andy Pekosz
Course Instructor :

260.623, undergraduate virology or consent of instructor


Includes lectures on a diverse collection of viruses, with emphasis on molecular biology and pathogenesis. Approximately 50% course content consists of student presentations and discussion of primary literature.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe in depth and in detail the replication and pathogenesis of a number of different viruses
  2. Critically analyze and critique the literature
  3. Identify novel and important areas of research
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and a final exam.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

If fundamental virology prerequisite is not met.

For consent, contact: