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740385A Virology, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 740385A  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Virology  Abbreviation Virology 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3254 Biochemistry 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine 

Teachers
Name
Thomas Kietzmann 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 credits

 
Language of instruction 

 English

 
Timing 

B.Sc. yr3 spring or M.Sc yr1-yr2 spring

 
Learning outcomes 

Upon successful completion students are able to:
• discuss the major groups of viruses and their infection and replication mechanisms
• present and discuss characteristic features of specific viruses and their relation to pathogenesis and immuni-ty
• describe diagnostic methods and antiviral therapy

 
Contents 

The course covers basic aspects of virology. The main emphasis will be made on viral infection, replication, transcription, proteinsynthesis, virological diagnostics, infection kinetics, defense against viruses, ways of infection, vaccination, and antiviral therapy. The course involves lectures 10h, 10h seminars, and reading literature with which the students should be able to recapitulate major aspects of the teached material in 5-7 min presentations.

 
Mode of delivery 

Face to face teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

24 h lectures and student presentations in seminars

 
Target group 

 Major students

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Cellular biology

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

-

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Final exam

 
Grading 

1-5/fail

 
Person responsible 

Thomas Kietzmann

 
Working life cooperation 

No

 
Other information 

This module is the same as Virology (743667S). Location of instruction: Kontinkangas

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Virology kkangas  Course  Thomas Kietzmann  12.01.21 -29.01.21

Future examinations
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registration period has not begun Virology exam kkangas exam  Exam  Thomas Kietzmann  02.02.21
registration period has not begun Virology exam kkangas exam  Exam  Thomas Kietzmann  23.02.21
registration period has not begun Virology exam kkangas exam  Exam  Thomas Kietzmann  30.03.21