This upper-level seminar examines on how ecological theory can contribute to understanding and preventing the emergence and progression of disease. Students use literature from ecology, epidemiology, microbiome research, and physiology to explore diseases of vertebrate animals. Writing intensive.
Satisfies depth or breadth course requirement in Natural Science Track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
Successful completion of BIO 111/113 and 112/114 are required.