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2023-24 NSU Graduate Catalog 
2023-24 NSU Graduate Catalog

BIOL 5133 - General Virology

CIP Code: 260504
Description: Students will learn current concepts in the field of virology, including the structure, genetic material, and replication strategies of various viruses. The course will emphasize the common reactions that must be completed by all viruses for successful reproduction within a host cell and survival and spread within a host population. Additionally, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of viral diseases will also be covered.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture contact hours per week: 3
Prerequisite: BIOL 3224 Microbiology.
Cross-listed: BIOL 4133.
Note: Credit cannot be earned in both BIOL 4133 and BIOL 5133.
BIOL 3114 Genetics is recommended.