An introduction to mechanisms of disease caused by microbial agents. This class discusses how infections occur at the molecularlevel due to bacteria, viruses, and their products. Topics may include: Mechanisms of infection, immune modulation and avoidance,regulation and transmission of genetic elements, movement, toxin interactions, bacterial metabolism, antibiotic resistance mechanisms,animal infection models and current research. Prereq BIO 202.
- Instructor: James Henkel