Introductory Virology

MIMG XL 102
This course explores the viral world and its diversity along with its role in epidemic diseases and cancer.
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Classroom
Starting at $985.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Assess major human viral threats along with the drugs used for treatment
  • Detect and evaluate biological properties of bacterial and animal viruses
  • Classify and compare various influenza viruses

About this course:

This course covers the biological properties of bacterial and animal viruses, replication, methods of detection, interactions with host cells and multicellular hosts. Topics provide a general overview of the viral world and its diversity. The main focus will be on comparing the different viral taxa, especially their replication mechanisms, interactions with host cell/organisms, and their role as etiological agents of epidemic diseases, cancer and heart conditions. Their use as molecular tools will also be discussed. Transferable for UC credit.

Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Introductory Virology.

Life Sciences 7A, 7B, and 23L.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Olivier Pernet, PhD
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Fee:
$985.00
2 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2018
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Notes

Lecture three hours. Online weekly one hour discussion through the Canvas Learning Management System. Enrollment limited to 30 students.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 1, 2018. No refund after October 8, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 8, 2018
Course Requirements
(Optional) Fundamentals of Molecular Virology by Nicholas H. Acheson
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Mon Sep 24, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Haines Hall A25
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Mon Oct 1, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Haines Hall A25
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Mon Oct 8, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Haines Hall A25
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Mon Oct 15, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall A25
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Mon Oct 22, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall A25
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Mon Oct 29, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Haines Hall A25
Lecture
Mon Nov 5, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Haines Hall A25
Lecture
Mon Nov 12, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall A25
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Mon Nov 19, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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Haines Hall A25
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Mon Nov 26, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall A25
Lecture
Mon Dec 3, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Haines Hall A25

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