260.650.01 VECTOR BIOLOGY AND VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES
Presents principles of transmission of human and animal pathogens by insects, mites and ticks. Discusses basic arthropod biology with special attention to biological properties of vectors and their interactions with pathogens. Discusses basic components of arbopathogen disease cycles and principles of pathogen transmission dynamics. Discusses major groups of arthropod-borne pathogens and vectors. Special topics will include emergent pathogens, vector genetics, traditional and modern disease control strategies and venomous arthropods.
- Tuesday 8:30 - 9:50
- Thursday 8:30 - 9:50