This course focus will be vectors of medical and veterinary importance. Students will learn several underlying aspects involved in pathogen-vector-vertebrate host interactions, including those associated with cellular, molecular and innate immune response of insects to pathogens they transmit. Students will be introduced to current research programs and topics of interest in the field of medical entomology.
Note: Three hours of lec a week.
Requisites: Recommended Prerequisite: BIOL 198, ENTOM 312, and BIOL 450.