Module guide WS 2018-2022

Module unbenutztLS5200 ZM

Module part: Molecular Biology of Virus Infections of Cythopathogenic and Non-Cytopathogenic Viruses (MolbioVir)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each winter semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Infection Biology 2012 (Module part of a compulsory module), Interdisciplinary internships and consolidation courses, 3rd semester
  • Master MLS 2009 (Module part of a compulsory module), advanced curriculum MLS, 3rd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Molekular Biology of Virus infections of cythopathogenic and non-cytopathogenic viruses (seminar / exercises, 2 SWS)
  • 30 Hours in-classroom work
  • 60 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • They can explain principles of cytopathic effects in viral infections
  • They can list and explain basic methods to characterize virus- host-interactions
  • They can apply different RNA techniques to analyze viral infections
  • They can use and explain current methods of virus detection in cell culture
  • They can name the necessary safety requirements to work under BSL2 conditions with viral pathogens
  • They can work with stable cell lines and explain methods for their characterization
Grading through:
  • Oral presentation and written report
Responsible for this module:
  • Siehe Hauptmodul
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Norbert Tautz
  • Dr. rer. nat. Olaf Isken
  • S.J. Flint et al.: Principles of Virology: Molecular Biology, Pathogenesis, and Control of Animal Viruses - American Society Microbiology, February 2009, 3rd Ed., ISBN: 978-1-55581-443-4
  • English, except in case of only German-speaking participants

For MLS and IB.
Prerequisites: Passed all modules of the 1. and 2. semester MSc

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