2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIOL 362 - Virology

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This course covers the study of the structure and life cycles of prokaryotic, plant, animal, and human viruses focusing on the viral protein structures and the host cell’s molecular mechanisms. Emphasis will be placed on virus families related to human pathology including oncogenic viruses. Host immunological responses, development of vaccines and anti-viral medications as well as the socioeconomic and historic impact of sporadic, seasonal, epidemic, and pandemic viral infections will also be covered.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 144; CHEM 132; or permission of the instructor.

Offered Spring 2020 and alternate Spring semesters.



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