2023-2024 / SBIM1491-1

Virology part I


7h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in biomedicine1 crédit 


Nathalie Jacobs

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course is an overview on virus diversity in term of morphology and genetic materials. The different type of infection and viral infection transmissions are also addressed as well as methods of virus detection and production. The illustrative examples are principally virus involved in human pathologies or virus studied in ULiège research laboratories.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To enable the student to understand and explain:

  • Virus molecular and morphologic characteristics,
  • Virus infection and transmission between hosts
  • Methods of virus detection, identification and production

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

General biology course

Planned learning activities and teaching methods


Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

The course is divided in several face-to-face lectures.

Slide presentation is available on "eCampus" portal after the lecture.

Recommended or required readings

Written exam (multiple-choice questionnaire and open questions), possibility of a written and oral examination in 2nd session

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Questions related to the course must be posted on the forum of "eCampus" portal.


Nathalie Jacobs Cellular and Molecular Immunologyl-Virology, CHU B34 + 5, Phone: +32(0)43662420 n.jacobs@uliege.be

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