Ecology and Evolution
of Host-Parasite Interactions (Z620).--This course is a graduate
(2 credits) on host-parasite interactions.
It contains lectures, readings and discussions on
models, evolution of parasite virulence, evolution of sex and
mate choice, ecology of immune defense, emergence of infectious
disease, and the population and
community effects of infection. Undergraduates are welcome, but
need the permission of the instructor.
The course was last
during the Fall of 2009.