This unit is based on the VIRO3002 course with inclusion of tutorials, including with leading research medical virologists, enabling students to gain additional experience with cutting edge virology research. The content of this unit may change from year to year based on research interests within the department.
Two 1 hour lectures per week, and one interactive 2-hour tutorials (approx 6 in total, including for oral presentations)
One 2-hour exam covering lecture material, one 2-hour theory of practical exam, written assignment, oral presentation and tutorial participation (100%)
Knipe and Howley. Fields Virology. 6th edition 2013. Available freely as an electronic resource from the University of Sydney library.
Students are strongly encouraged to complete VIRO3001 or VIRO3901 before enrolling in VIRO3902.
Fundamental concepts of microorganisms and biomolecules
[6cp from (BIOL1XX7, MBLGXXXX) and a mark of 75 in 6cp from (BCHM2XXX, BCMB2X01, BIOL2XXX, GEGE2X01, GENE2002, IMMU2101, MICR2XXX, PCOL2X0X, PHSI2X0X)] OR (BMED2401 and a mark of 75 in BMED2404)Prohibitions