Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Designed for entomology, biology, veterinary, and medical students, this course is an introduction to the natural history of the major groups of the Phylum Arthropoda that directly or indirectly impact the health of humans, pets, and livestock. Classes will cover the life- cycles of arthropods and parasites, clinical signs and symptoms of disease, disease epidemiology, and approaches to control of arthropod-borne diseases with an emphasis on vector control. Recent advances in the field of medical/veterinary entomology research and case studies will be discussed. Guest lecturers will share their expertise with the students.