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Courses - Spring 2024
BSCI
Biological Sciences Program Department Site
Open Seats as of
03/03/2024 at 10:30 PM
BSCI439B
Undergraduate Advanced Selected Topics in Biology; Infectious Diseases: Host-Pathogen Interactions and Global Impacts
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: C- or better in BSCI330. (Sponsoring Dept.: BIOL). Acceptable toward Biological Sciences Specialization Areas: GENB (Cell Biology, Development, Physiology) and PHNB.

Comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles of host-pathogen interactions in the context of infectious diseases and their impact at the community level and worldwide. Emphasis will be placed on public health and health disparities observed through infectious diseases. Investigation of major groups of pathogens, including bacteria, viruses, and parasites, and the diseases they cause with a focus on molecular and cellular mechanisms.