551-1145-00L Viral and non-Viral Vectors for Human Gene-Therapy - from Pathogens to Safe Medical Applications
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Comment||No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.|
UZH Module Code: BIO708
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|Abstract||Basic aspects of virology, the viral mechanisms for transfer of genetic material into cells, different vector-systems and target cells, animal models, specific applications for inborn diseases of the immune system and of metabolism, adverse effects, and new developments of vector systems will be taught.|
|Objective||Knowledge of important viral and non-viral vector systems.|
Knowledge of application in human diseases.
Knowledge of limiting factors.