Molecular Virology

Molecular Virology
Molecular mechanisms of virus architecture, attachment and entry pathways, replication strategies, oncogenesis, evolution, and mechanisms of pathogenesis.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMMBio 465 or equivalent.
 TaughtWinter odd years
 ProgramsContaining MMBIO 520
Course Outcomes

Viral origins and organization

Describe why viruses are organized and classified as they are.


Describe viral replication on a molecular level for multiple virus types

Viruses and disease

Explain how viruses cause disease, and the interactions between viruses and the host immune system.

Viruses and molecular biology techniques

Describe how can viruses can be used as tools to study biological processes and for gene transfer. Use molecular tools to study viruses