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301460 VO Frontiers of Virology (2019S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

STB/HS A, Dr.Bohrgasse 9/Vienna Biocenter 5,1030 Wien.
jeweils Mo.13.00 - 15.00 Uhr.
Beginn 1.4. - 27.5.2019
The dates and content of the lecture series are available on moodle

Monday 01.04. 13:00 - 15:00 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 08.04. 13:00 - 15:00 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 29.04. 13:00 - 15:00 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 06.05. 13:00 - 15:00 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 13.05. 13:00 - 15:00 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 20.05. 13:00 - 15:00 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 27.05. 13:00 - 15:00 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien

Information

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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