Viruses
Viruses

Viruses

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD, Sean Elliott, MD

Bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites and prions are essential for life and medicine. This course covers all exam relevant concepts in the field of microbiology.

Prof. Vincent Racaniello will provide you with valuable clinical pearls and mnemonics that will help you not only memorize random facts, but also become a better doctor. Topic reviews and quiz questions will furthermore support your learning process.

The topics covered in the course include:

  • Definition and types of microbes
  • Components of bacterial cells
  • Good and bad viruses
  • Reproduction and function of yeasts
  • Definition of prions
  • Bacterial diseases like staphylococcus and streptococcus
  • Fungal diseases and their treatments
  • Life cycles of parasites like malaria or worms
  • Detection and treatment of Mad Cow Disease and other prion diseases

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Course Details

  • Videos 57
  • Duration 5:41 h
  • Quiz questions 192
  • Articles 2

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Your Educators of course Viruses

 Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Vincent Racaniello, PhD

Vincent Racaniello is a Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University in New York. As an internationally renowned virologist, he has published many influential papers in the field, and co-authored the well-known textbook Principles of Animal Virology. He has received several awards, including the Irma T. Hirschl, Searle Scholars, Eli Lilly, and NIH Merit. Professor Racaniello firmly believes in the power of the internet as a scientific tool, and works on several platforms to share his vast knowledge in virology.
 Sean Elliott, MD

Sean Elliott, MD

Dr. Sean Elliott earned his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1993, followed by a Pediatric Residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University School of Medicine, and a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine. Recruited in 1999 at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, he is now the Professor of Pediatrics and the Associate Chair for the Department of Pediatrics, serving as the Pediatrics Residency Program Director from 2011 to the end of 2017 and as the interim Associate Dean of Curriculum from 2017 through 2019.


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It's enough.
By Shivam P. on 04. July 2020 for Viruses

This course has all I need, so a 4 star. However, I didn't get something special so not 5 star.

 
excellent
By sbi c. on 06. June 2020 for Coronavirus Infectious Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

well explained very scientific simply explained good writing onscreen good tone of voice expression

 
Exactly what I need!
By 顥 懷. on 10. May 2020 for Viruses

Both Dr. Sean Elliot and Vincent Racaniello are awesome. Both of them provide key information of microbiology. The presentations are clear and easy to remember

 
The classes are short covering usually one topic at a time. The classes are followed by a quiz. I like this.
By Albert G. on 02. May 2020 for Viruses

The classes are short covering usually one topic at a time. This allows more to learn the material easily.