Virology

Module code: BS3035

Module co-ordinator: Dr Alan Cann

In this module we will take a molecular approach to the subject of virology, looking in particular at strategies of viral replication and the pathogenesis of viral diseases.

Topics covered

  • Introduction to virology
  • Virus particles
  • Virus genomes
  • Virus replication
  • Virus expression
  • Virus infections
  • Virus pathogenesis
  • Subviral infectious agents

Learning

  • 30 one-hour lectures
  • 6 one-hour tutorials

Assessment

  • Exam, 3 hours (70%)
  • Essay, 3,000 words (25%)
  • Essay plan (5%)
arrow-downarrow-down-3arrow-down-2arrow-down-4arrow-leftarrow-left-3arrow-left-2arrow-left-4arrow-rightarrow-right-3arrow-right-2arrow-right-4arrow-uparrow-up-3arrow-up-2arrow-up-4book-2bookbuildingscalendar-2calendarcirclecrosscross-2facebookfat-l-1fat-l-2filtershead-2headinstagramlinkedinmenuMENUMenu Arrowminusrotator-pausepinrotator-playplayplussearchsnapchatthin-l-1thin-l-2ticktweettwitterwechatweiboyoutube