Microbiology and Molecular Biology
 

Medical Parasitology

Medical Parasitology
Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and epidemiology of human parasitic diseases.
MMBIO
418
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMMBIO 240 & MMBIO 261
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining MMBIO 418
Course Outcomes: 

Parasites and Pathogenesis

Gain familiarity with the medically important parasites. This includes understanding parasite host range as well as pathology and mechanisms of pathogenesis.
*Relates to Program Learning Outcome: Exhibit mastery of medical microbiology

Experimental Design

Be able to design experiments, with appropriate controls, to test various hypotheses in parasitology.
*Relates to Program Learning Outcome: Devise experiments with appropriate hypotheses and controls.

Critical Reading and Analysis

Read and critically interpret current scientific literature in the field of parasitology.
*Relates to Program Learning Outcome: Devise experiments with appropriate hypotheses and controls.

Alleviating Suffering

Students should gain an understanding of their role and responsibility in alleviating suffering caused by parasitic diseases.
*Relates to Program Learning Outcome: Reflect/discuss/explore how faith in the Lord and Christ-like living are affected by an understanding of fundamental biological principles.