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Virology Description

Key Elements

Code

BIOA 410

Formation

M1 Cellular and Molecular Biology - Section 2

Semester

1

Credits

4

Number of Teaching Hours

36

Number of Tutoring Sessions

0

Number of Laboratory Sessions

0

This course is optional

Content

Objective

The course presents a general idea of virology, permitting the acquisition of principle element of general and systematic Virology

Content

Basic idea about general virology: a. The viruses: History. Definition. Structure. Replication cycle b. Classification c. replicative bacteriophagic cycle Viral infections a. epidemiology and physiopathology – mode of transmission - prevention b. interaction virus – host cell (acute infection, persistant infection, transformation) Antiviral measures a. vaccination attenuated and inactive b. Antiviral medications DNA viruses adenoviridae - herpesviridae – poxviridae – papovaviridae – Hepadnaviridae -Epidemiology – transmission. Replication cycle. Antigenic structure. Diagnosis. Treatment RNA viruses Orthomyxoviridae (flu virus), paramyxoviridae (parotitis) picornaviridae (poliovirus), rhabdoviridae- reoviridae Oncogenic viruses Characteristics + examples Idea about the advantage of using viruses in genetic therapy Directed education Discussion clinical cases of viral diseases which leads to think about the different aspect used in the principle course Directed work Bio A 411 - Research and analysis of given bibliography ( articles + recent review complement of the course - Using the given scientific base in virology. Auto evaluation References - Virologie humaine Herve J.A. fleury Masson 2002 - traiter de virology medicale Jean-marie Huraux,Henri Agut, Jean-claude Nicola.Helene P la feuille 2003