MEFB 506 (01) - Marine Parasitology and Disease

Marine Parasitology

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Marine,Estuarine,Freshwater
Credits: 4.0
Term: Summer 2021 - Shoals Summer Session (05/24/2021 - 08/16/2021)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 70887
Special Fees: $5,492.00
This course will focus on one of the most diverse and fascinating groups of marine organisms: parasites. The course will explore marine parasites and pathogens at multiple levels, including: (1) the evolutionary perspective with an emphasis on coevolutionary relationships; (2) parasitic diseases and life cycles (from simple to complex); (3) taxonomic and phylogenetic understanding of parasite and host groups (with a focus on metazoan parasites and hosts); (4) ecological implications of parasitism in marine systems at the population, community, and ecosystem levels; and (5) the effects of human induced global change on parasitism in marine communities. Prereq: Biol 411, BIOL 412. Special Fee. (Summers only at Shoals Marine Lab.)
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: David Buck

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
6/2/2021 6/16/2021 Hours Arranged SHOALS LAB