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Michael Emerman
MCB 532
Seattle Campus

Human Pathogenic Viruses

Replication, regulation, and pathogenesis of several groups of human viruses, including human immunodeficiency virus and papillomaviruses. Emphasis on the unique aspects of the viral-like cycles as they relate to effects on infected cells and organisms. Guest lecturers focus on viral immunology, measles. herpes simplex virus, and HHV-8. Offered: A.

Class description

Students will learn basic and advanced concepts in virology by focusing on major groups of human pathogenic viruses. The major emphasis will be on virus replication, evolution, and pathogenesis. Offered Autumn quarter of even numbered years.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

There will be lectures by faculty followed by class discussion of recent literature. Students will be expected to read 2 papers per week in depth and to fully participate in the discussions.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Michael Emerman
Date: 01/06/2010