2018-2019 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG 
    
    Nov 17, 2018  
2018-2019 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG

BIO 341 - Virology

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): BIO 126  , BIO 126L , BIO 125 , BIO 125L 
This course will try to define viruses, the differences between viral species, and their modes of replication, expression, and pathogenesis. We will also examine methods used in viral diagnosis and detection, the manipulation of viruses in gene therapy and research, and combating viruses by the use of vaccines. We will also study viruses and cancer and other diseases, the role of the immune system, persistent infections, and emerging viruses. All students registered for this course must also be registered for BIO 341L . There are three hours of lecture. This course is offered in rotation with other electives.