• Course Information
  • Course Title Code Semester Laboratory+Practice (Hour) Pool Type ECTS
    Virology BİY436 SPRING 2+2 E 3
    Learning Outcomes
    1-1. Be familiar with the basic structural and biological properties of viruses
    2-2. Be familiar with important functions of viruses that affect agricultural activities
  • ActivityPercentage


    NumberTime (Hours)Total Workload (hours)
    Course Duration (Weeks x Course Hours)14456
    Classroom study (Pre-study, practice)14114
    Short-Term Exams (exam + preparation) 0000
    Midterm exams (exam + preparation)40155
    Laboratory 0000
    Final exam (exam + preparation) 60155
    Other 0000
    Total Workload (hours)   80
    Total Workload (hours) / 30 (s)     2,67 ---- (3)
    ECTS Credit   3
  • Course Content
  • Week Topics Study Metarials
    1 History of virology
    2 Virus structure, classification and components
    3 Replication and transmission of viruses
    4 Methods for the study of viruses
    5 Major animal and plant virus groups
    6 Viruses important in medical virology
    7 Midterm Exam
    8 Midterm exams
    9 Viral Pathogenesis : Viral diseases and host defenses
    10 Viral attachment and entry into host cells in plant viruses
    11 Viral attachment and entry into host cells in animal viruses
    12 Viral Immunology: Viral Vaccines, Antiviral Chemotherapy
    13 Infection control measures against viral infections: Management of outbreaks of virus infection
    14 Uses of viruses: Molecular biology applications (viral vector, viral therapy etc)
    15 Quality Control in a Clinical Virology Laboratory
    Prerequisites Microbiology I
    Language of Instruction Turkish
    Coordinator Ass.Porf.Dr.Yurdagül Şimşek Erşahin
    Instructors -
    Assistants -
    Resources Bitki Koruma Bilimi. 2008. SÜMER. Nobel Yayınları, Ankara. Agrios, A. 1997. Plant Pathology. Elsevier, USA.
    Supplementary Book -
    Goals To have students gain the knowledge and familarity of , primarily, plant viruses and their properties that affect agricultural activities
    Content -
  • Program Learning Outcomes
  • Program Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
    1 Understands and applies the basic principles and theories of biology. -
    2 Applies techniques related to recognition, systematics, conservation and monitoring of diversity of plants, animals, fungi and micro-organisms. 3
    3 Comprehends cell, tissue and systems of organisms. -
    4 Comprehends structure, function and physiological relationships of organisms. 3
    5 Designs and carries out experiment, and analyze the results and evaluate them. -
    6 Examines the relationship of organisms with each other and with their environment, and uses monitoring techniques. 3
    7 Understands technologies including the latest developments in biology. 3
    8 Able to use information obtained from biology on health, environment, technology, industry, and industrial facilities. -
    9 Ability to work interdisciplinary individually and as a team. -
    10 Ability to express his/her knowledge orally and in writing. -
    11 Comprehends professional, scientific and ethical responsibilities. 3
    12 Gains the ability to identify biological problems. -
    13 Gains the ability to use modern techniques, tools and to follow developments in biological applications. 2
    14 Gains the ability to transform acquisitions into the product which could contribute to country`s economy. -
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