Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

BI 406 - Virology

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Viruses are entities comprised primarily of protein and nucleic acids that infect most life on earth. This course will cover the essentials of virus infection and replication emphasizing biochemical and molecular components essential to virus survival. We will also discuss impacts of viral infection, especially virus/host interactions. These can often lead to debilitating or lethal illness, or economically catastrophic agricultural impacts. Prerequisite(s): BI 111 , BI 112 , & BI 113  or instructor permission.