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Welcome to ECOL 8520

This is the course website for the Spring 2017 course Fundamentals of Disease Biology II (ECOL 8520) taught in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia for the Interdisciplinary Disease Ecology Across Scales PhD program. Course Description The fundamentals of infectious disease biology focusing on microparasite infections (e.g., viruses, bacteria). Taught in four-week […]

Reading for class on March 1

The reading associated with lecture on March 1 (posted late, so don’t worry about reading it before class) is Magori, K. et al. 2011. Decelerating spread of West Nile virus by percolation in a heterogeneous urban landscape.  PLOS Computational Biology 7:e1002104.   The reading for class discussion is Ferguson, N.M., et al. 2016. Benefits and risks of […]