Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

     

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BIOS 431 901 (CRN: 15253)

BIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Long Title: BIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Department: Biosciences
Instructor: Rudolf, Volker
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:55AM MWF (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: (EBIO 213 OR BIOS 213) AND (EBIO 325 OR BIOS 332)
Section Max Enrollment: 50
Section Enrolled: 11
Enrollment data as of: 23-MAY-2024 10:21PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
12-DEC-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM S
 
Description: This course gives a broad overview of the biology of infectious diseases using examples from humans, plants, and animals. Topics include diversity of diseases, mechanisms of disease transmission, epidemiology, population regulation, evolution of virulence, disease dynamics in natural communities and disease invasion and conservation biology. Counts as a capstone course for the major concentration in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.