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MICB-502 Interdisciplinary Global Infectious Diseases
Fall for 2014-2015
Faculty:
  • Ostera, Graciela
  • This course will present a comprehensive view of the global infectious disease landscape through a series of lectures that will first introduce the student to the biology and pathogenic manifestations of specific infectious agents followed by a corresponding lecture on a relevant health policy or program implementation example by an expert with direct experience in the subject. These presentations will cover “high impact” as well as neglected tropical diseases and potential pandemic agents. This course is designed for graduate and undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds that intend to work in an interdisciplinary environment and will benefit from a thorough understanding of all aspects surrounding global health issues.
    Credits: 3
    Prerequisites: None
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