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BIO 343 - Biology of AIDS

3 Credits


This course provides a survey of the biology of HIV infection. Topics include the retrovirus life cycle, the impact of HIV on the immune system, viral transmission, diagnosis of HIV and symptoms of AIDS, and epidemiology of the disease. Students also discuss the social and political dimensions of the AIDS epidemic and present on a topic of their choice.
Prerequisites: BIO 115  or BIO 128