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Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Houston, Texas

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Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
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Graduate Program - Courses Offered

The core curriculum of the Program in Molecular Virology and Microbiology draws courses from the service curriculum of the graduate school and from the course offerings of the Department of MVM and the Department of Immunology.

Required Courses

Organization of the Cell
Genetics A (Prokaryotic Genetics)
Molecular Interactions
Gene Regulation
General Virology
Bacterial Structure and Function
Immunology
Seminar in MVM
Literature Reports
Molecular Methods

In addition to the required courses, students can select elective courses from the offerings of the Graduate School service curriculum, the electives of the MVM Program, courses offered by other BCM Departments, or courses offered at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Rice University, or The University of Houston.

Elective Courses

Genetics of Animal Viruses
Replication and Gene Expression in Viral Systems
Introduction to Molecular Carcinogenesis
Infection and Immunity
Epidemiology of Infection
Viral Pathogenesis
Genetics of Bacteria
Professionalism in Science
Genetics B (Eukaryotic Genetics)
Cell Division
Development
Cancer
Neuroscience
Structure of Macromolecules
Research Design
Method and Logic in Molecular Biology
Biostatistic

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