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Date
Jul 23, 2017
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BIO 420 - Virology & Immunology
This course provides an introduction to the immune response, the cells and tissues of the lymphoid system, lymphocyte activation and specificity, humoral and cell-mediated immunity, the concept of immunity to diseases, and immunodeficiency, and AIDS autoimmune diseases and transplantation. It examines the interactions between pathogens and host defense mechanisms (innate and specific immunity), as well as the problems in pathogenesis. The student will be also exposed to the principles of virology, with topics covering the fundamental properties of viruses, including their structure, replication, molecular biology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, and the medical importance of major virus groups and their interaction with host cells.Prerequisite: BIO311 Microbiology.[3-0, 3 cr.]
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Natural Sciences Division
Biology Department

Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      Freshman Science
      Freshman Arts
May not be enrolled in one of the following Degrees:     
      Executive MBA

Prerequisites:
BIO 311

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