Biology | Introductory Biology Lectures
L104 | 13239 | Taylor, M


Course format: Lecture(and film): 11:15A-12:30P, TR, JH A100.

Requirements: This is a non-majors course. No biology background is
necessary.

Course description: Topic: Viruses and Human History. An introduction
to viruses and human immunology. History of virology: role of viral
diseases in human history; smallpox, yellow fever; AIDs; emerging
viruses; viruses in bioterrorism.

Required text: "Viruses, Plagues and History" by Oldstone. ”Man and
Microbes” by Karlin.

Weekly assignments: Readings and question sets.

Exams/papers: Three-four exams including final.