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TMIK615Advanced Virology - II1+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face, Group study, Lab work
Contact Hours14 weeks - 1 hour of lectures per week
Lecturer--
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
Include largely the presentation of special and detailed aspects of medically important RNA viruses.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : Be able to describe neurotropic herpes viruses and their way of behavior with respect to latent and reactivation infections including an account on the oral and genital herpes status.1,3,5,7,82,5
PO - 2 : Be able to describe lymphotropic herpes viruses and their way of behavior with respect to latent and reactivation infections including to give an account on the pathogenicity of EBV and CMV1,3,5,7,82,5
PO - 3 : Be able to give an account on Kaposi?s Sarcoma Associated Herpes virus and its importance in AIDS1,3,5,7,82
PO - 4 : Describe the types of infections caused by Adenoviruses in humans including their potential as gene expression technologies1,3,5,7,82
PO - 5 : Describe the importance of Papilloma viruses in inducing neoplasms1,3,5,7,85
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
General features of Orthomyxoviridae, Paramyxoviridae, Picornaviridae and Retroviridae family of viruses and hepatitis viruses including hepatitis B virus are studied in detail with special reference to their epidemiologic and disease causing features.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Herpes viridae family: Herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis
 Week 2Experimental herpes simplex infection models; mice and guinea-pig experiments
 Week 3Varicella zoster virus; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis
 Week 4Lymphotropic herpes viruses; Epstein-Barr virus; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis.
 Week 5Lymphotropic herpes viruses; Cytomegalovirus virus; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis.
 Week 6Lymphotropic herpes viruses; Human herpes viruses 6 and 7; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis.
 Week 7Visit to library
 Week 8Mid-term exam
 Week 9Human Herpes virus 8 ; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis.
 Week 10Adenoviridae family; medically important adenoviruses; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis.
 Week 11Papilloma viruslar: medically important adenoviruses; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis.
 Week 12Mid exam
 Week 13Arboviruses: Yellow Fever, Crimean-Kongo Hemorrhagic Virus ; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis.
 Week 14Arboviruses: Hantaviruslar ; general features, diseases they cause, pathogenesis and lab diagnosis.
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Şemsettin Ustacelebi (editor), Temel ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji,1999, Güneş Kitapevi.
2A. Tevfik Cengiz (Editör), Mikrobiyoloji, 2004, Güneş Kitapevi
 
Recommended Reading
1Fields Virology.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 11/11/2009
17/12/2009
60 30
Presentation 12 15/12/2009 20
End-of-term exam 17 16/12/2009 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 1 16 16
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2 16 32
Arasınav için hazırlık 10 2 20
Arasınav 1 2 2
Uygulama 1 2 2
Ödev 6 8 48
Proje 2 2 4
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 20 1 20
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load145