Dec 03, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 408 - Principles of Virology Credits: 3


Covers morphology, replication cycles, and genetics of important bacterial, plant, and animal viruses as well as the use of gene therapy. Special emphasis given to viral pathogens of humans including the pathophysiology, transmission, treatment, and prevention of viral diseases. Newly emerging viral diseases and their impact on society will also be discussed. Graduate students expected to submit a 5-10 page term paper on a virology-related topic approved by the instructor. (Offered fall semester).

Prerequisite(s): BIO 260 and BIO 385 (may be taken concurrently)



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