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BIO 358 Introduction to Virology

Course Description: This course will present the basic cell and molecular biology of DNA and RNA viruses focusing specifically on mammalian viruses. Topics covered include: structure, classification, life cycle, and pathogenesis of viruses. The role of the host cell response and immune system as well as treatment options including anti-viral medication and vaccines will also be introduced. Emerging virus, virus evolution, and virus escape mechanism will also be discussed

Course Rotation: NY Spring Odd Years

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

BIO 335 Minimum Grade of D