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Spring 2023
Sep 26, 2022
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MICB 619 - Biology/Biochem of Viruses
Biology and Biochemistry of Viruses: This course will cover the general principles of virology. Topics will include: the effects of viruses on human health and disease; laboratory approaches to studying viruses; virus structure and mechanisms of replication; host responses to virus infection and viral counter-responses; virus engineering - including vaccine development and gene therapy; the role of virus ecology in emerging viral diseases. The focus will be primarily on viruses that affect human health.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Microbiology Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      PHD in Microbio and Immun
      MS in Microbiol and Immunology
      MS Biohaz Thrt Ag Emrg Inf D
      MS in Biomed Sci Pol and Advoc
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

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