Biology | Virology Lecture
M430 | 0675 | Taylor


Course format: Lecture: 10:10A-11:00A, MWF, JH A106.

Requirements:  P: Biol L211.  R: Biol L311 and L312.

Course description: Introduction to viruses. General outline of structure,
assay, epidemiology, history and immune response. Use of viruses in gene
therapy. Specific human viruses discussed in-depth, includes HIV, herpes,
and hepatitis.

Required text: White and Fenner, "Medical Virology", fourth edition. Course
notes are available on the World Wide Web.

Weekly assignments: One-two chapters or readings from Scientific America.

Exams/papers: Three exams (including final).