BIOL 57710 Emerging Infectious Diseases (Graduate)
This course will introduce the molecular biology and epidemiology of several emerging infectious diseases affecting humans caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa using recent, peer-reviewed scientific reviews as course material. Students completing this course will obtain a deeper understanding of the microbial agents that are currently causing several important diseases worldwide. The topics covered will focus on how the pathogens enter and spread within the human body and between persons, the host response to infection, clinical symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Prerequisite Courses: A course in molecular biology
BIOL 57710 Emerging Infectious Diseases (Winter/Spring 2022)
BIOL 54400 Principles of Virology (Summer I 2022)
BIOL 54000 Biotechnology (Summer II 2022)
BIOL 55110 Proteins: Structure and Function (Fall 2022)