BSc Biotechnology Syllabus
COURSE NAME: Virology
PROGRAM: B.Sc. Biotechnology & B.Sc. Microbiology
INSTRUCTOR: Suja Subhash
History-Properties of viruses -classification of viruses based on the nature of genome-Methods of study, Viral multiplication, Attachment, entry, un-coating, replication, assembly, release, Cell transformations, Cultivation of viruses-Assay techniques
Animal viruses-Virus-Host interactions-Viral infections, plant viruses, bacteriophages, Viroids.
Immune responses to viruses, Interferon and other cytokines, Antiviral therapy.