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MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
and MICROBIOLOGY

 
       
 

 

Virus-Host Interactions:
MBIO/MVIR 446 - Spring 2009

Course Organizer:

David McDonald, Ph.D.
216-368-3715
djm41@case.edu

Yong Gao, Ph.D.
216-368-8902
yong.gao@case.edu

Case Western Reserve University
Dept. of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
School of Medicine WRT200

When/Where:

Monday/Wednesday 10:00-11:30AM - WRT206


     
 
Date
Lecturer
Topic/Downloads
Jan 8
Moir
Leaders in AIDS Seminar: Immunopathogenesis of B cells in HIV infection.
Jan 12
Gao/McDonald
Introduction / Organizational meeting
Jan 14
McDonald
Discussion of student research interests
Jan 19
NO CLASS
MLK Holiday
Jan 21
McDonald
Innate immunity and TLRs
Jan 26
Sen
The Interferon System I: Viral induction of type I IFN genes and p56 PDF1 PDF2 PDF3
Jan 28
Canaday
Antigen presentation
Feb 2
Silverman
The Interferon System II: IFN stimulated genes and viral evasion Slides PDF1 PDF2 PDF3 topics
Feb 4
Hise
Innate immunity:  TLRs and RLRs PDF1 PDF2 PDF3 PDF4 PDF5 PDF6 PDF7 PDF8 PDF9 Slides
Feb 9
Cho
HIV Vaccine Development PDF1 PDF2 PDF3
Feb 11
Patterson
Immunology for Virologists PDF1 Slides
Feb 16
Bernstein
Mother to Child viral transmission PDF1 PPT
Feb 18
Annette & Tony
The Δ32 story:  CCR5 and HIV transmission. DOC PDF1 PDF2 PDF3 PDF4 PDF5
Feb 23
Arts
HIV escape from the immune system
Feb 25
Mastoorah & Ben
HIV assembly:  RNA’s journey from the nucleus to the virion. PDF1 PDF2 PDF3 PDF4
Mar 2
Carlin
Polarized Cells and Viral Infections PDF1 PDF2 Slides
Mar 4
Carlin
How viruses inform Cell Biologists PDF1 PDF2 PDF3
Mar 9-13
Spring Break
No Class
Mar 16
Pellett
Viral Persistence: Herpesviruses Slides PDF1
Mar 18
Karn
Retroviral Restriction Mechanisms PDF1 PDF2
Mar 23
Bergmann
Rodent Models of Viral Pathogenesis PDF1 PDF2 PDF3 PDF4
Mar 25
Anthony
Immune responses in HCV infection Slides PDF1 PDF2
Mar 30
Lederman
Chronic immune activation in HIV disease PDF1 PDF2
Apr 1
Megan & Amzie
Got your shot yet?  Identifying annual Flu epidemics and why we should be very afraid of chickens. DOC PDF1 PDF2 PDF3 PDF4 PDF5
Apr 6
Banerjee
Viruses that use host components in their replication
Apr 8
Ben & Megan
What’s a TLR to do?  How Herpesviruses avoid detection.
Apr 9
Benhur Lee
Leaders in AIDS Seminar Rottman Seminar Rm 1PM
Apr 13
Ao & Mastoorah
HIV and  XMRV: how do we discover retroviruses and how do we know they cause disease?  DOC PDF1 PDF2 PDF3 PDF4
Apr 15
Luis & Angel
Co-infections: HIV, GBV and the periodic table of microbes. Distribute Final Exam

DOC PDF1 PDF2
Apr 16
Jeffrey Lifson
John Carey Memorial Lecture, Rottman Seminar Rm 1PM
Apr 20
Tony & Luis
How do you stop the global HIV epidemic?  Microbicides!
Apr 22
Amzie & Annette
RNAi:  Regulator of viral gene expression or tool for the modern virologist?
Apr 23
Daniel Kuritzkes
Leaders in AIDS Seminar Rottman Seminar Room 1PM
Apr 27
Angel & Ao
Visualizing viral infections.
May 1
 
Final Exam Due