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Viewing: BISC 4212 : Virology and Antiviral Immunity

Last approved: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:01:57 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:36:45 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
Virology and Antiviral Immunity
Virology & Antiviral Immunity
Fall 2017
Course Type
Discussion Group
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BISC 2202 or BISC 2207 or BISC 3209 or BISC 3212 or permission of the instructor


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BISC 6212 - Virology and Antiviral Immunity
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Overview of the infection, replication, and immune evasion strategies of distinct classes of viruses, as well the host antiviral immune responses to these pathogens.
Through this course, students will gain appreciation for the distinct replication and immune evasion strategies seen across different classes of viruses. By the end of the course, students will be able to define the replication constraints/requirements of distinct classes of viruses, explain different host antiviral components and the mechanisms by which different viruses overcome these specific immunological barriers.
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This course has will be cross listed at graduate level, and is meant to be an advanced undergrad discussion course. For that reason the enrollment numbers need to be kept low.
robdon (Thu, 28 Jul 2016 21:06:27 GMT): Rollback: Separate Learning goals and syllabus for 4212 and 6212.
candaceg (Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:24:19 GMT): Rollback: Please update your syllabus with average amount of time spent outside of classroom and mental health services. The syllabus template is attached as a reference. Sent by C. Gnahoui on behalf of E. Chacko.
alexmf (Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:10:15 GMT): Rollback: Approved accidentally.
echacko (Fri, 14 Apr 2017 23:02:59 GMT): Rollback: Why is the cap for this course so low?
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