Office of Undergraduate Instruction
This course is intended for Life Science majors or those with a strong background in the Biological Sciences. 
This course may be used to fulfill the elective requirements of the Biological Sciences major. 

Offered

Fall; Even Years only 

Credits

Prerequisites

01:447:380 or  01:146:270 

Course Description

A discussion of the principles of virology that will include an in depth look at the molecular and cellular events that occur during virus replication, the host cell response, and pathogenesis. Emphasis will be placed on animal viruses that impact human health and disease. Strategies for controlling viruses and factors influencing the emergence of new viruses will also be addressed. 

Course URL

https://ecollege.rutgers.edu/index2.jsp 

Course Satisfies Learning Goals

In addition to mastering factual and conceptual knowledge in virology and cell biology  and the appropriate use of scientific terminology, students will develop their ability to summarize, integrate, and organize information from this course with other related disciplines including molecular biology, immunology, and genetics. Students will also use scientific reasoning to evaluate research and discoveries that not only have improved our understanding of cell biology, but have direct relevance to human health and to our society. 

Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy

Four 80 minute period exams that will include multiple choice, true/false, and short answer questions.  Assignments, activities, and quizzes will count 10% of final grade. 

Course Materials

Principles of Virology (2 Vol. Set), Fourth Edition,  S.J. Flint, et al. (American Society of Microbiology)

ISBN 978-1555819514

Course Closed?

If this course is closed, please use the following link to add your name to the appropriate wait list: Wait List Sign Up for Fall 2016 Courses .  If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Life Science - Office of Undergraduate Instruction at 848-445-2075 or visit our office at Nelson Labs B112, Busch Campus 

Faculty

Dr. A. Carr-Schmid

Nelson Biological Laboratories, Room B112

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** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.

 

Contact Us

Nelson Biological Laboratories

Nelson Biological Laboratories
604 Allison Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854


p. (848) 445-2075
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