Spring course: Disease Ecology
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Spring 2019 | MR 9:40 - 11:15 | CRN 37786
ENVR2900 Disease Ecology
This course covers the fundamentals of disease ecology and evolution.
Focuses on how disease can impact the physiology of organisms and how his can in turn alter communities and ecosystems. Will cover mathematical theory on host-pathogen interactions, empirical studies of human, wildlife, insect, and plant host populations, emerging infectious diseases, effects on host behavior, host-parasite coevolution, multi-host and multi-pathogen systems, and anthropogenic effects on disease. Includes writing exercises, with a special emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving.
Monday, December 31, 2018