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as of 4/10/2021

BIOCHEMISTRY OF VIRUSES
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Ghana - University of Ghana, Legon - 'Univ. of Ghana'
UC Course SubjectBiological Sciences
Number & Suffix: 122
Full UC Title: BIOCHEMISTRY OF VIRUSES 
Transcript Title: BIOCHEM OF VIRUSES 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The course provides a study of the structure and function of viruses, the diverse characteristics of virus host range, and the impact of viruses on other forms of life, especially in human diseases. It also covers the significance of viruses to biology and the world including the tools that are used for virus research. Topics include viral classification and structure, virus genome and replication, virus transmission and virus-host interaction, immune response to viral infection, tools for viral research, electron microscopy, Serology and immunochemistry, molecular methods (hybridization, PCR and RT-PCR), virus epidemiology and control, plant viruses (cocoa swollen shoot virus), animal viruses (HIV, bird flu virus), and bacterial viruses (Bacteriophages). Texts: Carter J.B. and Saunders V.A., VIROLOGY: PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS; Dimmock, M.J., Easton A.J., and Leppard, K.N., INTRODUCTION TO MODERN VIROLOGY (6th Edition); Cann, A.J.; PRINCIPLES OF MOLECULAR VIROLOGY (4th Edition). Assessment: interim assessments, quizzes, assignments, and class attendance (30%), final examination (70%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: BIOCHEMISTRY OF VIRUSES 
Partner University Department: Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology 
Partner University Course Number: BCMB313