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301460 VO Frontiers of Virology (2021S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
MIXED

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

see german version

Monday 08.03. 13:00 - 14:30 Hybride Lehre
STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 15.03. 13:00 - 14:30 Hybride Lehre
STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 22.03. 13:00 - 14:30 Hybride Lehre
STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 10.05. 13:00 - 14:30 Hybride Lehre
STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 17.05. 13:00 - 14:30 Hybride Lehre
STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 31.05. 13:00 - 14:30 Hybride Lehre
STB/Hörsaal A Campus Vienna Biocenter 5, 1030 Wien
Monday 07.06. 13:00 - 14:30 Hybride Lehre
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: Th 20.05.2021 12:29