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Infectious Disease Bio

Infectious Disease Bio

Subject Area
Course Number
BIOL 304 601
Course Code
BIOL304601
Course Key
68840
Day(s)
Thursday
Time
6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor
BALASHOVA, NATALIYA
Prerequisites
BIOL 211 or 221, 275 and 404
Course Description
This course focuses on selected topics concerning infectious agents, the diseases they cause in humans, and the social and scientific challenges they pose. The first section addresses the principles of epidemiology and microbial pathogenesis, as well as pathophysiology of infectious diseases. In the second section, tools and techniques of diagnosis, tracking, and control of infectious diseases will be discussed. To develop a broad understanding of the many different aspects of infectious processes, selected viral, fungal, protozoan, and helminthic pathogens and related infectious diseases will be presented. This course is open to students in the College of Liberal and Professional Studies only.
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