Updated: Mon, 07/22/2024 - 15:29

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

MIMM 324 Fundamental Virology


The course will provide a fundamental understanding of the virology field. The following topics will be covered: virus structure and taxonomy, viral genome replication, viruses and human disease, antiviral therapy, vaccines, genetic variability and diversity, the problem of drug resistance, and virus-host interaction. Emphasis will be placed on human DNA and RNA viruses, including major pathogens such as the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), human papilloma virus (HPV), and the hepatitis C virus (HCV).

3 credits — Fall Term
Pre-requisites: Biology of Microorganisms MIMM 211, BIOL 200 Molecular Biology , BIOL 201 Cell Biology & Metabolism , or [BIOC 212]

Course Coordinator

Dr. Selena Sagan
 Department of Microbiology & Immunology
McIntyre Medical Bldg
3655 Promenade Sir-William-Osler, Rm 805B
Montreal, QC H3G 0B1
selena.sagan [at] mcgill.ca



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