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Modul LS4010 B

Module part LS4010 B: Molecular Virology (ViroMV)

Duration:


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:


each winter semester
Credit points:


3
Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master MLS 2018 (Module part of a compulsory module), cell biology, 1st semester
  • Master MLS 2016 (Module part of a compulsory module), cell biology, 1st semester
  • Master MLS 2009 (Module part of a compulsory module), cell biology, 1st semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Molecular Virology (lecture, 2 SWS)
Workload:
  • 30 Hours in-classroom work
  • 60 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • Viral and cellular receptors for virus-cell interaction as well as their inhibition by inhibitors
  • Detailed molecular mechanisms of genome replication from selected virus families (focussed on RNA viruses)
  • Host factors and their function in viral genome replication on the basis of selected examples
  • Structural biology of viruses and its application for anti-viral therapy
  • Basics of viral pathogenesis
  • Viral strategies against the innate immune system
Qualification-goals/Competencies:
  • Detailed knowledge on the interaction between viruses and their host cells
  • Details on virus structure and replication mechanisms as well as on derived anti-viral strategies
  • Pathogenic processes and virus-host interactions in virus infections
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
  • Siehe Hauptmodul
Teachers:
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Norbert Tautz
  • Dr. rer. nat. Olaf Isken
Literature:
  • 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
  • S.Modrow, D. Falke, U. Truyen, H. Schätzl: Molekulare Virologie - Spektrum, Heidelberg, 3. Aufl. 2010, ISBN 978-3-8274-1833-3
  • : Grundlagen- und Übersichtsartikel
Language:
  • English, except in case of only German-speaking participants
Notes:

The lectures are from January to February during 4 SWH: 2 from LS4010B and 2 from LS4040.
Is part of LS4010

Letzte Änderung:
27.8.2021