Mar 07, 2021  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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BIOL 4350 - Virology

This course will provide an exploration of the essential aspects of virology. Introductory examination of viral structure, entry, and replication for each of the major classes of viruses serve as a foundation. Case studies will examine virus host interactions and strategies for prevention and intervention of viral infection. Additional topics include: emerging viruses, viral detection, viral extinction, beneficial use of viruses, modified viruses as research tools. This course can be used to fulfill the Culminating Experience in Biology.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: BIOL 4620 and BIOL 4310 or permission of istructor.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: BIOL 6350. A student cannot get credit for both BIOL 4350 and BIOL 6350.

Credit Hours: 4

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