May 24, 2018  
College Catalog 2014-2015 
    
College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 355 - Virology


This seminar course will focus on the molecular biology of viruses, including prions and retroviral vectors. Topics will include bacterial, plant and animal viral infection and replication cycles, morphology, oncogenesis, and virus-host interactions. Viruses of epidemiologic and biotechnological importance, including new and emergent viruses, will be emphasized. Students will read current literature, lead class discussions and prepare a research proposal. Prerequisite(s):  ,  ,   and junior or senior standing. Offered occasionally. (4 Credits)