2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 09, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMBI 6652 - Virus and Disease


In this course students explore the molecular aspects of viruses with an emphasis on viral replication, infection, and interaction with a host cell. The course also focuses on human pathogenic viruses, along with factors that facilitate the spread of viral diseases. Immune system defense mechanisms, antiviral treatments and vaccines are discussed as well. Examples of specific viruses analyzed in class include HIV, ebola, coronaviruses and Covid-19, herpesviruses, rabies and influenza.  3 credits.