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301460 VO Frontiers of Virology (2020S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

see german version

Monday 02.03. 13:00 - 14:30 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 09.03. 13:00 - 14:30 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 16.03. 13:00 - 14:30 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 23.03. 13:00 - 14:30 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 30.03. 13:00 - 14:30 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 11.05. 13:00 - 14:30 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 18.05. 13:00 - 14:30 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 25.05. 13:00 - 14:30 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 08.06. 13:00 - 14:30 STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 15.06. 13:00 - 14:30 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

Assessment criteria:
100-87,5%: very good (1)
87,4-75%: good (2)
74,9-62,5%: satisfactory (3)
62,4-50%: sufficient (4)
< 50%: insufficient (5)

Examination topics

Inhalt der Lehrveranstaltung, Powerpoint-Präsentation auf Moodle.

Reading list

Papers treated in this course are given in each theme in the power point presentation on moodle.

Association in the course directory

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

Last modified: Fr 20.11.2020 08:29