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MCRM 1050 Introduction to Virology (Spring)


Dr. Bucher

Credits: 2

Course Description:

A comprehensive course devoted to the field of virology with special emphasis on the architecture and characteristics of viruses, the infectious cycle, and the replication of viral nucleic acids. Examples of representative viruses will be used to discuss the several classes of nucleic acid in the virion.


Lectures: 2 hours/week. Letter-graded. Prerequisite: a course in biochemistry.