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W3310y - Virology

Prerequisites: Two semesters of a rigorous, molecularly-oriented introductory biology course (such as C2005), or the instructor's permission. The course will emphasize the common reactions that must be completed by all viruses for successful reproduction within a host cell and survival and spread within a host population. The molecular basis of alternative reproductive cycles, the interactions of viruses with host organisms, and how these lead to disease are presented with examples drawn from a set of representative animal and human viruses, although selected bacterial viruses will be discusse

Instructor: Vincent R. Racaniello

Number of Credits: 3
Semester: spring  2012

Course Sections

Section Number: 001
Location: TBA
Days of the Week: Monday & Wednesday
Start Time: 4:10 pm
End Time: 5:25 pm
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