BIO 313 Virology

4 credits, Spring (offered as needed)

Explores the fundamental properties of viruses, with an emphasis on classification, structure, replication, mechanisms of viral pathogenesis and the immune response to viral infections. Laboratory includes propagation, purification and quantification of viruses, transformation of cells by viruses and basic cell culture techniques. Laboratory included.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in BIO 113, BIO 113L, BIO 203, CHEM 210, and CHEM 210L