Module guide WS 2018-2022

Module unbenutztLS5200 IB2

Module part: Virus Host Interaction (VirHostIn)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each winter semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master MLS 2009 (Module part of a compulsory module), advanced curriculum MLS, 3rd semester
  • Master Infection Biology 2012 (Module part of a compulsory module), Interdisciplinary internships and consolidation courses, 3rd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Virus Host Interaction (seminar / practical course / exercise, 2 SWS)
  • 60 Hours private studies
  • 30 Hours in-classroom work
Contents of teaching:
  • Characteristics of viral infections
  • Concepts of virus host interactions
  • Concepts of virus entry
  • Differences between enveloped and non-enveloped viruses
  • The role of viral entry receptors on susceptibility, trafficking, and tropism
  • Advanced molecular and virological methods
  • Can explain basic concepts of viral infections
  • Can explain methods to study virus host interactions
  • Can explain different concepts of viral entry
  • Can explain entry mechanisms of enveloped and non-enveloped viruses
  • Can apply basic and advanced molecular and virological methods
  • Are familiar with biological safety of a BSL1 and BSL2 laboratory
  • Can discuss and present scientific primary literature
  • Can communicate scientific results
Grading through:
  • continuous, successful participation in course
  • presentation
Responsible for this module:
  • Siehe Hauptmodul
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Stefan Taube
  • MitarbeiterInnen des Instituts
  • Flint, S.J., Racaniello, V.R., Enquist, L.W., Skalka, A.M., Flint, S.J., Enquist, L.W., Racaniello, V.R., and Skalka, A.M.: Principles of virology - ASM Press, 2009
  • offered only in English

For MLS and IB.
Requirements: All modules of the 1st and 2nd semesters MSc Infection Biology must be passed.

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