791310 Applied virology (in Eng.)


Art
Vorlesung
Semesterstunden
2
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Heinl, Stefan , Grabherr, Reingard , Laimer, Margit
Organisation
Institut für Biotechnologie
Angeboten im Semester
Wintersemester 2017/18
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Englisch

Lehrinhalt

Introduction into Virology, Viral transmission, entry, assembly, replication strategies, viruses for protein expression, viruses for gene therapy, viruses for gene delivery, viruses for vaccine production, viral vaccine design, bacteriophages, protein expression in insect cells, plant viruses

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

basics in molecular biology, analytical methods in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology

Lehrziel

After completion of this course, students
- are able to describe replication strategies of mammalian, bacterial and plant viruses, - know which viruses are used for protein expression and/or gene delivery,
- understand strategies for production of viral vectors;
- are able to identify vaccine strategies based on viral properties,
- can list applications based on various viral systems,
- are able to discuss challenges and limits when using viruses for biotechnological and/or medical applications;
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