Study Questions for Exam #3
1) How can viruses contribute to oncogenesis?
2) If a virus permanently phosphorylated the Rb gene product, what would you expect the
result to be?
3) Name two tumor suppressor genes.
4) Name three viruses associated with human
Study Questions for Exam #2
1) Why are you more likely to be infected with influenza virus during the winter?
2) What are some things that can increase the host susceptibility to a virus?
3) How do apoptosis and necrosis differ?
4) What is the difference
1) Do (-) strand RNA viruses have to carry RNA dependent RNA polymerases in their
virions? Why or Why not?
2) How would you define a virus?
3) Can human viruses be transmitted by arthropod vectors? If so, give an example.
4) Are viral prot
Homework Questions for Paper 1:
J. Virology, May, 2002; Volume 76, No. 10, pages 5251-5259
Blockade of Interferon Induction and Action by the E3L double-stranded RNA binding
proteins of Vaccinia Virus by Xiang, et.al.
Although vaccinia virus is a poxvirus
Homework Paper #2
J. Virology, 2009, Vol. 83, pages 1474-1482
Signaling through toll-like receptors induces murine gammaherpesvirus 68 reactivation
in vivo by Gargano et al.
Herpesviruses are species-specific. As such, it is difficult to study human herpe
Homework Assignment Paper #3
J. Immunol., 2009, 182:477-488.
Human cytomegalovirus paralyzes macrophage motility through down-regulation of
chemokine receptors, reorganization of the cytoskeleton and release of macrophage
migration inhibitory factor by Fr
Homework paper #4
J. Virology, 2008, Vol 82, no 13, pages 6610-6617
Antibody is critical for the clearance of murine norovirus infection by Chachu et al.
Until very recently, noroviruses could not be studied in an animal model because there
were no identi