Course Descriptions

BIOL 69500 Advanced Molecular Virology

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 3.0

Prerequisites:

None

Description:

This course is an in-depth study of viral replication strategies, viral evolution, and virus-animal host interactions.  Lectures will cover the structure of virions and viral genomes, genome replication and transcription, viral RNA processing and translation, and virion assembly.  The viral life cycle, the origins of virus-associated disease, including transformation, and the host response to viral infections will be explored.  Methods for the prevention and treatment of viral diseases, including AIDS, will be investigated.  Discussion of recent articles from the primary literature will promote the understanding of cutting-edge research in virology.

Instructor(s):

David A. Sanders


E-mail:
retrovir@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):

Text:  Principles of Virology:  Molecular Biology, Pathogenesis, and Control of Animal Viruses
Year/Edition:  3rd
ISBN Number: 
Author(s):  S. J. Flint, et al.
Publisher:  ASM Press

Course Format:

BIOL 69500-Click on the CRN for current course enrollment:

CRN

Sec

Type

Day

Time

Location

12473

021

LEC

MWF

930-1020

LILY G420

 

 

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