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BIOL 475 - Parasitology

(4 credits)
Prerequisite: BIOL 321 with a minimum grade of “C-“; or consent of instructor
The relationships between parasitic microorganisms and their hosts will form the basis for this course. Protozoal and multicellular parasites of animals and plants, mechanisms of disease, host defenses and public health aspects of control and treatment will be studied. In the laboratory portion of the course, students will conduct a semester-long project investigating the interaction between a plant host and a parasitic nematode. Three hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory per week. Offered spring semester. May be taken for graduate-level credit.