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301460 VO Frontiers of Virology (2018S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture series "Frontiers in Virology" will build on the course "Principles of Virology. It will examine in detail current topics of virology of importance to human and animal health. Questions such as the origin and evolutionary dynamics of HIV, the likelihood that influenza virus subtype H5N1 will become pandemic in humans, and the natural host for Ebola amongst others will be tackled. A key point will the examination of emerging viruses and the reasons for their emergence. At the end of the course, the student will have an in-depth view of the areas of virology which are being most actively researched.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

MGE III-2, MMEI II-1.2, MMEI II-3.2, MMEI III, MMB W-2

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