Bt601 – Virology
• As part of your course grading, you are required to submit an review article during this semester.
• This exercise is meant to inculcate research temperament and skills by carrying out a in-depth study of given research topic relevant to the course, and to make you familiarize with different online available data resources.
• Write a review article on the following topic.
Topic- Role of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology in Clinical Virology
Following are the details of academic research paper/review paper assignment: requirements, deadlines and marks.
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Review Article Requirements:
Following are the requirements for the review article:
a) Paper Length
Your article should have substantial materials and should be 3-4 pages and no diagram/image and minimum 20 research article should be reviewed.
Review article may have following sections:
Abstract, Introduction, Related work, conclusion and References. You must have to followed “APA” format for references.
The format is also given for your convenience “APA FORMAT”Panicz, R., Sadowski, J., & Drozd, R. (2012). Genetic and structural characterization of the growth hormone gene and protein from tench, Tinca tinca. Fish physiology and biochemistry, 38(6), 1645-1653. Johnston, I. A., Bower, N. I., & Macqueen, D. J. (2011). Growth and the regulation of myotomal muscle mass in teleost fish. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214(10), 1617-1628.
You must have to study published research papers (minimum 20). The references of published research papers and books are allowed. Any unauthorized materials’ references will not be acceptable.
You can access Research Papers on your VULMS account using link [HEC Digital Library], Google Scholar and other online free research paper repositories (Some Journals of Genetics: Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Virus gene, Virology Journal, Journal of Genetics & Genomics, Genome Biology & Evolution Journal, Journal of Genomics, etc.).
Submission and Deadlines
Students are required to finalize and submit their review article by January 10, 2020
Warning: Write in your own words, do not copy-paste. Plagiarism is not acceptable. In case of plagiarism, you will be awarded ZERO marks. No excuse will be accepted in this regard. For further understanding about plagiarism, please follow the links:
For further information and guidelines on writing a research paper, please follow the link: Guidelines and Requirements for Writing a Research Paper
Total Marks 20
Starting Date Thursday, January 23, 2020
Closing Date Sunday, January 26, 2020
Question Title Influenza Vaccination Failure
Graded Discussion Board
This is to inform that Graded Discussion Board (GDB) No. 01 will be opened on January 23, 2020 for discussion and last date for posting your discussion will be January 26, 2020.
Topic/Area for Discussion
Influenza vaccination failure? Describe reasons
Note: Not more than one page (10 points)
For acquiring the relevant knowledge, do not rely only on handouts but also read additional material available online or in any other mode.
Important Instructions:Your discussion must be based on logical facts. The GDB will open and close on above specified date and time. Please note that no grace day or extra time will be given for posting comments on GDB. Use the font style “Times New Roman” and font size “12”. Your answer should be relevant to the topic i.e. clear and concise. Do not copy or exchange your answer with other students. Two identical / copied comments will be marked Zero (0) and may damage your grade in the course. Books, websites and other reading material may be consulted before posting your comments; but copying or reproducing the text from books, websites and other reading materials is strictly prohibited. Such comments will be marked as Zero (0) even if you provide references. You should post your answer on the Graded Discussion Board (GDB), not on the Moderated Discussion Board (MDB). Both will run parallel to each other during the time specified above. Therefore, due care will be needed. Obnoxious or ignoble answer should be strictly avoided. You cannot participate in the discussion after the due date via email. Questions / queries related to the content of the GDB, which may be posted by the students on MDB or via e-mail, will not be replied till the due date of GDB is over. For planning your semester activities in an organized manner, you are advised to view schedule of upcoming Assignments, Quizzes and GDBs in the overview tab of the course website on VU-LMS.
Note related to load shedding: Please be proactive
As you know that Post Mid-Term semester activities have started and load shedding problem is also prevailing in our country. Keeping in view the fact, you all are advised to post your activities as early as possible without waiting for the due date. For your convenience; activity schedule has already been uploaded on VULMS for the current semester, therefore no excuse will be entertained after due date of assignments, quizzes or GDBs.