Ecology, Evolutn & Marine Biol
EEMB 3466: Disease Ecology
Lecture - 4 credits
- Covers the fundamentals of disease ecology and evolution.
- Focuses on how disease can impact the physiology of organisms and how this can, in turn, alter communities and ecosystems.
- Topics include 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; multihost and multipathogen systems; and anthropogenic effects on disease.
- Includes writing exercises, with a special emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving.
Covers the fundamentals of disease ecology and evolution. Show more.