260.624.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 3rd Term | 4 Credit(s)
TTh 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Describe in depth and in detail the replication and pathogenesis of a number of different viruses
    • Critically analyze and critique the literature
    • identify novel and important areas of research
  • Course Description

    Includes lectures on a diverse collection of viruses, with emphasis on molecular biology and pathogenesis. Approximately 50% course content consists of student presentations and discussion of primary literature.

  • Intended Audience

    PhD or ScM students who have taken fundamental virology.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on class participation and a final exam.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Prerequisites

    260.623 or consent of instructor

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.