Evolution and Medicine [Grad]

Introduction to the ways in which evolutionary science informs medical research and clinical practice. Diseases of civilization and their relation to humans’ evolutionary past; the evolution of human defense mechanisms; antibiotic resistance and virulence in pathogens; cancer as an evolutionary process. Students view course lectures on line; class time focuses on discussion of lecture topics and research papers.

Course Number: 
E&EB 535
Professor (Faculty Member): 
Day / time: 
T Th 11:35am- 12:50pm
Course Type: 
Graduate
Course term: 
Fall
Year: 
2018