Virology

Course Code :1017FBDBIC
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:
Contact hours:30
Credits:4
Study load (hours):112
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Guido Vanham
Kevin Ariƫn

3. Course contents *

This course is an introdcution to general virology. Following topics will be discussed: the methodology of virusresearch, classification of viruses, morphology of viruses, the infection proces, replicationstrategy of viruses, regulation of gene expression, maturation of viruses and the interaction of virussen with their host, including the medical aspects.