Spring 2019, 2020, 2021, & 2022: BIOL 4195 Disease Ecology

  • Description: Disease ecology is an interdisciplinary field that bridges concepts from fields including population ecology, community ecology, landscape ecology, and evolutionary biology. This course provides an introduction to the study of infectious diseases with an emphasis on theoretical, experimental, and quantitative approaches. The course integrates studies of infectious diseases from across disciplines including human epidemiology, veterinary medicine, wildlife epidemiology, plant pathology, parasitology, and ecology.
  • Prerequisites: Principles of Biology II (BIOL 2970) required, Introduction to Ecology (BIOL 381) recommended, or permission of instructor.
  • This is an Area C advanced biology course (link to Biology Major Requirements).

Read about our March 4, 2020 “COVID-19 and the WashU Community” event, organized by BIOL 4195 students and the Biology Inclusion Committee.

 Fall 2018, 2019, 2020, & 2021: BIOL 580 Seminar in Population Biology

  • Description: Literature discussion course taken by all EEPB graduate students each of their first 4 semesters.