PATH-BIO 150 — CONTEMPORARY TOPICS AND CAREERS IN THE VETERINARY SCIENCES

1 credit.

Designed to expose students to topics of importance to the animal health field as well as introduce them to the academic and professional options they will face as undergraduates. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO/​PATH  210 — HIV: SEX, SOCIETY AND SCIENCE

3 credits.

HIV kills three million people per year, more than any other infectious disease. We will learn about the transmission, immunology, virology, vaccinology and societal impact of this virus. Six of the world's leading HIV scientists will give guest lectures. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 299 — INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 credits.

Enroll Info: Freshmen or Sophomore or Junior standing written consent of instructor

PATH-BIO/​ENTOM/​M M & I/​ZOOLOGY  350 — PARASITOLOGY

3 credits.

The biology of water-borne, food-borne, soil-borne and vector-borne parasites of animals including humans. Parasites are explored in the context of transmission, associated disease, diagnosis and treatment options, and environmental, cultural and socioeconomic drivers of disease epidemiology. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO/​M M & I/​ZOOLOGY  351 — PARASITOLOGY LABORATORY

2 credits.

Optional laboratory component of Med AHABS 350. Emphasis on experiments involving live animal parasites, including: trematodes, tapeworms, gapeworms, hookworm, ascarids, trichina, filaria, trypanosomes, coccidia, and malaria. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 370 — ADDRESSING CONTROVERSY: THE SCIENCE, ETHICS, AND PUBLIC DISCUSSION OF ANIMAL RESEARCH

3 credits.

Addresses the science, ethics, history, and communication strategies associated with the use of animals in research. Seeks to identify and employ common ground among those with different perspectives to enable students to make good decisions about this contentious topic. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO/​HORT  500 — MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TECHNIQUES

3 credits.

Familiarize students with recombinant DNA technology through lectures as well as hands on exposure to methodologies used in molecular biology laboratories. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 510 — VETERINARY IMMUNOLOGY

3 credits.

Current concepts in basic and clinical immunology with special emphasis on domesticated species and aspects of immunology important to students of veterinary medicine. Enroll Info: Vet Med st, basic crse in microbiology, or cons inst

PATH-BIO 512 — INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY EPIDEMIOLOGY

2 credits.

This course introduces basic concepts and approaches to population problems in veterinary medicine. Methods appropriate to investigation of disease outbreaks, surveillance of animal disease and production and the design of epidemiological studies of the determinants of disease are presented. Enroll Info: Vet Med st or cons inst

PATH-BIO 513 — VETERINARY VIROLOGY

2 credits.

Basic and clinical concepts of the viruses and diseases they cause in domesticated species. Enroll Info: Vet Med st, basic crse in microbiology, or cons inst

PATH-BIO 514 — VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY

3 credits.

Basic veterinary parasitology with emphasis on biology, diagnosis, pathophysiology, treatment and management of parasitic infections of veterinary importance. Enroll Info: Vet Med st or cons inst

PATH-BIO 515 — REGULATORY VETERINARY MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

2 credits.

Introduction to the preventive aspects of veterinary medicine as they relate to zoonoses, environmental hygiene and safety of foods of animal origins. Enroll Info: Vet Med st or cons inst

PATH-BIO 517 — VETERINARY BACTERIOLOGY AND MYCOLOGY

4 credits.

Emphasis of the course is on the pathogenesis of bacterial and fungal diseases of animals. The laboratories will familiarize students with the methods used to identify representative bacterial and fungal pathogens. Enroll Info: Enrollment in the vet med pro curric or cons inst

PATH-BIO 525 — ACTIVE, INTEGRATED LEARNING I

1 credit.

Active Learning experience highlighting problem solving and critical thinking that horizontally and vertically integrates material from other veterinary medicine courses by using exercises constructed in the context of clinical cases or scenaria. Enroll Info: Yr 1 Vet Med crses

PATH-BIO 526 — ACTIVE, INTEGRATED LEARNING II

1 credit.

AActive Learning experience highlighting problem solving and critical thinking that horizontally and vertically integrates material from other veterinary medicine courses by using exercises constructed in the context of clinical cases or scenaria. Enroll Info: Yr 1 Vet Med crses

PATH-BIO/​M M & I/​MICROBIO  528 — IMMUNOLOGY

3 credits.

Development and functions of immune response in animals; a comprehensive study of experimental humoral and cellular immunity. Enroll Info: Two sem chem and one sem zoology or gen biology

PATH-BIO/​M M & I  529 — IMMUNOLOGY LABORATORY

2 credits.

Selected techniques illustrating concepts of cellular and humoral immunity as a supplement to Immunology 528. Enroll Info: Two sem of chem and one sem of zoology or gen biology. Jr or Sr st; cons inst

PATH-BIO 559 — VETERINARY GENERAL PATHOLOGY

2 credits.

General mechanisms of disease at the cellular, tissue, organ, and organismal levels. Cell injury and cell death, neoplasia, inflammation, circulation, and genetics. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 560 — VETERINARY SYSTEMIC PATHOLOGY I

2 credits.

Morphological manifestations of disease in animals. Diseases and disease processes will be discussed by organ system, stressing important diseases in domestic animals. Students should take both Veterinary Systemic Pathology I and II. Enroll Info: Vet Med st PATH-BIO 559, or cons inst

PATH-BIO 561 — VETERINARY SYSTEMIC PATHOLOGY II

4 credits.

Morphological manifestations of disease in animals. Diseases and disease processes will be discussed by organ system, stressing important diseases in domestic animals. Students should take both Veterinary Systemic Pathology I and II. Enroll Info: Vet Med st, PATH-BIO 560, or cons inst

PATH-BIO 562 — VETERINARY CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

4 credits.

Concepts and techniques of clinical pathology with emphasis on those procedures that are important in the diagnosis of animal diseases. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 660 — VETERINARY NECROPSY ROTATION

1 credit.

The course is designed to provide experience with necropsy procedures in all animal species and in developing interpretive skills by participating in the School of Veterinary Medicine/Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital diagnostic anatomic pathology service under the guidance of the faculty for half days during the two week rotation. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 675 — SPECIAL TOPICS

1-5 credits.

Topics vary. Enroll Info: Cons inst

PATH-BIO 681 — SENIOR HONORS THESIS

2-4 credits.

Enroll Info: Honors program candidacy

PATH-BIO 699 — DIRECTED STUDY

1-5 credits.

Projects in the laboratory and/or through library work in specific subject area under the direct guidance of faculty member. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO/​M M & I  720 — ADVANCED IMMUNOLOGY: CRITICAL THINKING

3 credits.

Advanced course focusing on current questions in immunological research. Course explores immunology topics including genetic, cellular, and molecular features of immune system fundamental to regulation of immune responses. Course format: discussion of research articles and exposure to research seminars. Enroll Info: MMI/Bact 528 or equiv

PATH-BIO/​M M & I  750 — HOST-PARASITE RELATIONSHIPS IN VERTEBRATE VIRAL DISEASE

3 credits.

Lecture. Detailed study of the pathogenesis of vertebrate viral disease, stressing viral invasion, dissemination, mechanisms of disease production and resistance, and transmission. Enroll Info: MICROBIO/​ONCOLOGY/​PL PATH  640 or PATH-BIO 513; and Microbio/MMI/PATH-BIO/​M M & I/​MICROBIO  528; or consent of instructor

PATH-BIO/​M M & I  773 — EUKARYOTIC MICROBIAL PATHOGENESIS

3 credits.

An advanced course focusing on the molecular, cellular and biochemical mechanisms found in fungal and protozoan pathogens of humans. A combination of lectures and student presentations will be employed. Enroll Info: Cons inst. MMI 740 PATH 750 recommended

PATH-BIO 775 — EXTERNSHIP

1-24 credits.

This course is an elective for fourth year veterinary medical students which offers faculty coordinated experience in the veterinary medical profession outside the School. Enroll Info: Vet Med st or cons inst

PATH-BIO/​M M & I/​MICROBIO  790 — IMMUNOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE

3 credits.

Immunobiology and immunogenetics of resistance to infectious disease agents of man and animals; immunoregulatory mechanisms associated with evasion of host immunity. Enroll Info: MMI 720 or equiv, MMI 740 or equiv, cons inst

PATH-BIO 799 — PRACTICUM IN VETERINARY SCIENCE TEACHING

1-3 credits.

Instructional orientation to teaching at the higher education level in the agricultural and life sciences, direct teaching experience under faculty supervision, experience in testing and evaluation of students, and the analysis of teaching performance. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 875 — SPECIAL TOPICS

1-6 credits.

Will vary depending on course focus. Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 920 — THESIS RESEARCH SEMINAR

1 credit.

Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 930 — ADVANCED SEMINAR

1 credit.

Enroll Info: None

PATH-BIO 990 — RESEARCH

1-12 credits.

Enroll Info: None