BIO 15 The Biology of HIV (3)
Lec-3, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
P/NP Available
A survey of the biology of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS. The course provides the biological basis for HIV/AIDS origins and emergence; transmission and epidemiology; retrovirus structure and replication; interaction of HIV with the immune system and disease progression; HIV testing; current treatment, vaccine and prevention strategies.