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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 405 - Seminar: Emerging Diseases: Global Challenges to Human Health

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3NS

Because of the emergence/re-emergence of deadly diseases including AIDS, malaria and drug-resistant tuberculosis, infectious diseases remain the leading cause of death worldwide and the third leading cause of death within the US. This course will explore emerging infectious disease from several perspectives (pathogen characteristics, public health, human behavior, human demographics, agricultural and environmental change). Lectures/tutorials will alternate with discussions of journal articles. Students will give oral presentations and serve as discussion leaders. Enrollment limit: 14 .
Instructor: T. Allen, K. Cullen, M. Garvin
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites: BIOL 213/214. Preference to seniors.

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