BI 533 Virus Infections & Cellular Transport (Fall: 3)

Prerequisite: BI304 or BI414 or permission of the instructor.
Satisfies the advanced experience requirement for the Biology major.
This advanced biology course is focused on the intracellular traffic of macromolecules to different organelles inside the cell, the transport signals, the receptors and pathways. In addition, during the course we will analyze how different major human viruses (including HIV, human papillomaviruses, adenoviruses, hepatitis B virus, herpes simplex virus, vesicular stomatitis virus) exploit the intracellular transport pathways of host cells during their viral infections and the transformation processes leading to different types of cancer. Students will be exposed to both lectures and analysis and discussion of recent research papers.
Junona Moroianu

Last Updated: 29-JAN-13