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Progress in Molecular Virology - MB140P82
Title: Progress in Molecular Virology
Czech title: Pokroky v molekulární virologii
Guaranteed by: Department of Genetics and Microbiology (31-140)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2022
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: winter s.:oral
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Level: specialized
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Sandra Huerfano Meneses, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Sandra Huerfano Meneses, Ph.D.
Boris Rjabčenko, Ph.D.
Co-requisite : MB140P41
Annotation -
Last update: RNDr. Lenka Horníková, Ph.D. (07.03.2022)
Course " Progress in virology" is focused on interesting findings in the field of virology published in scientific journals. During the first lecture, the plan of topics will be presented to students. After discussion, the plan can be modified according to interest of the participants. The course is interactive; students comments and questions during lessons are welcomed. Examples of suggested topics: Viruses and small RNAs; Virus infections and superinfections; Covid updates; Interactions of viruses with cell cytoskeleton; News in HIV therapy, Virus trafficking in host cells; Newly discovered giant viruses etc.
Literature -
Last update: RNDr. Lenka Horníková, Ph.D. (07.03.2022)

a) Recommended new origin scientific papers and reviews related to the suggested topics.
b) Papers selected by students for their own works

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: RNDr. Lenka Horníková, Ph.D. (07.03.2022)

The most important part of the exam is essey (topic will be offered and selected by each student during course) and active in-class discussions. 

Syllabus -
Last update: RNDr. Lenka Horníková, Ph.D. (07.03.2022)

The course is divided into two parts: selected topic lectures (1st - 8th week; for examples of topic see anotation) and students work on esseys (9th - 12 th week).
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