2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

BIO 341 - Virology

3 credits
Prerequisite(s):  A grade of C- or higher BIO 125 BIO 125L BIO 126 BIO 126L  
Corequisite(s): BIO 341L  
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.