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2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog

BIOL 509 - Virology


Fall Credits: (3) Williamson. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 203, BIOL 204 and BIOL 310.

This course gives an overview of fundamental concepts in virology. Topics include the discovery of viruses, principles of virus structure, viral morphogenesis, virus detection methods, viral vaccines, and ecological significance of viruses. A strong emphasis is placed on molecular mechanisms of viral replication. Three class hours.