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301480 SE Therapy of HIV Infection / AIDS (2018S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


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


max. 50 participants
Language: German, English



Diese Seminar ist geeignet für Hörer der Fachrichtung Medizin sowie auch der Fachrichtung Mikrobiologie / Molekulare Biologie.
Ort: HS 2 der Universitätsinstitute Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1090 Wien.
Termine: jeweils 11.15 - 12.45 Uhr
13.4. (Vorbesprechung und Einführiung), 20.4., 27.4., 4.5., 18.5., 25.5., 8.6., 15.6.2018
Interessenten möchte ich bitten, mit mir über e-mail Kontakt aufzunehmen. Meine e-mail Adresse ist: brigitte.rosenwirth@inode.at


Aims, contents and method of the course

Topics of the lecture:
- Epidemiology of HIV infection / AIDS
- Origin of HIV; routes and risk factors for HIV infection;
- Symptoms of HIV disease; pathogenesis
- Biochemistry of the replication cycle of HIV: target molecules
for chemotherapy
- Inhibitors of adsorption / penetration/ uncoating
- Inhibitors of reverse transcription / integration
- Inhibitors of protease and maturation of virus particles
- Cellular factors, e. g. cytokines, chemokines, as potential
target molecules for chemotherapy
- Status and new approaches towards the development of an
effective vaccine
This lecture is suitable for students of Medicine as well as for students of Microbiology / Molecular Biology.
The lecture will be given in May/June 2011 in the lecture room 1 or 2 of the Medical University Institutes, Kinderspitalgasse 15. In April 2011 a meeting will be announced about the topics of this lecture; at this occasion the precise dates of the lecture will be agreed with the interested students.
Please contact me, if you are interested to participate, for further information via e-mail: brigitte.rosenwirth@inode.at

Assessment and permitted materials

Compulsory attendance

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Erwerb von Kenntnissen ueber: HIV Epidemiologie, Wege der Infektion, Krankheitsbild, Molekulare Biologie der Virus-Vermehrung, Zielmolekuele fuer Chemotherapie, Wege zur Entwicklung von anti-HIV Medikamenten, vorhandene bzw. in Entwicklung seiende Medikamente und Behandlungsmethoden, Ansaetze zur Impfstoffentwicklung und Probleme derselben

Examination topics

no exam, compulsory attendance

Reading list

Eine Literaturliste wird am Ende der Vorlesung via e-mail an die Teilnehmer verteilt

Association in the course directory


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