260.657.01 VECTOR BIOLOGY AND DISEASE ECOLOGY LITERATURE
- Douglas Norris
- Rhoel R. Dinglasan
Reviews and discusses, in depth, historic and current publications in the field of vector biology, vector-borne diseases and disease ecology.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Critically evaluate instructor selected scientific literature in vector biology, vector-borne diseases and disease ecology, beginning with classic papers and ending with contemporary successes. 2. Assess a wide variety of experimental strategies ranging from field to laboratory studies as they are applied to discover/understand arthropod- and vertebrate-borne disease transmission. 3. Discuss required readings in depth during class to evaluate the experimental techniques and critique the conclusions in light of the data and advancement of the field.
- Wednesday 9:00 - 9:50
General biology or consent of instructor