Science - Course - Virology 

  • Course Code: BIOL344
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec)
  • Course Type: Departmental Elective (DE)

Course Description

This course introduces the students to the classification, structure of viruses and their replication at the molecular level, emphasizing on the major viruses causing important diseases in humans and animals. The course focuses also on the mechanisms of viral pathogenesis, determinants of viral virulence and the host response to infections. Diagnosis of viral infections, vaccines and control of viral infections are also discussed. Pre-req.: BIOL 333.