Courses: Perspectives in Biology: Tropical Infectious Disease (BIOLH124E01)

Fall 2007

Enrollment limited to 60 students.
An examination of factors that contribute to the emergence and endemicity of selected infectious diseases in tropical developing countries, with a focus on diseases where transmission routes are unique to tropical developing countries or unknown. Examples will include waterborne, vaccine-preventable and zoonotic (animal transmitted) infections. Course participants will examine the microbiological, epidemiological and public health factors that control the emergence or persistence of infectious diseases in the tropics. One half semester. Enrollment limited to 25.

Fulfills: NA II


Biology (Web site)

Taught By

Iruka Okeke (Profile)


Haverford, Chase 104

Meeting Times

MWF 9:30-10:30