940098 Seminars in molecular biotechnology (in Eng.)

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Steinkellner, Herta
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2024
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen


Content: Recent Advances in SARS-CoV2 and COVID 19 Research

•Corona viruses: structure and replication
•SARS-CoV2 diagnostics (PCR, antigen and antibody tests)
•COVID-19 vaccination program (clinical phase III and approved candidates)
•Immunology and Epidemiology (infection/mortality rate, virus evolution and immunity)

After the lecture students will present recent publications, they can either choose from a pool (provided by the supervisor) or select their own publication.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Advanced knowledge on Cell- and Molecularbiology:
941105 Introduction to Molecular Biology (in Eng.)
940101 Molekularbiologie Übungen 1
or equivalents are highly recommended!


Students who have taken this course
•are familiar with the life cycle of corona viruses with special focus on SARS-CoV2
•have a deep knowledge on cellular entry and replication of SARS-CoV2
•are familiar with state of the art diagnostic tools, know their strength and limitations
•have a detailed knowledge on the characteristics and generation of vaccines with special focus on mRNA based vaccines
•are familiar immunological and epidemiological data including infection and mortality rate, virus evolution and immunity
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