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Gerard A. Cangelosi
Seattle Campus

Pathobiology Seminar

Research from students, faculty members, and invited speakers presented and discussed. Topics include immunochemistry, viruses, membranes, infectious diseases, immune response, and other related topics. Offered: W.

Class description

Current activities of leading researchers and practitioners in infectious diseases, global health, biology, and other areas of interest to the Department.

Student learning goals

Awareness of recent research developments in selected areas.

Practice in critical analysis of research and results.

Expanded understanding of relevant areas of pathobiology.

General method of instruction

Speakers from the University of Washington and elsewhere will present their latest research or other activities of interest to Pathobiology, Global Health, and the School of Public Health. Laboratory and clinical research will be emphasized, however presentations in the areas of public and global health will also be included. In total, there will be 3 to 5 seminars per quarter.

Recommended preparation

Be curious.

Class assignments and grading

Enrollees must attend all scheduled seminars each quarter. Exceptions will be made only for unusual and unavoidable conflicts. Within one week after each scheduled seminar, students must record their attendance (or their reasons for not attending) on line in a Catalyst survey page (URL to be announced). In addition to attending seminars, each student will write a <1-page (single space) discussion of ONE Pathobiology seminar of his/her choice per quarter. It is not necessary to summarize the seminar content in detail, however the discussion must include at least 1 paragraph summarizing what the student would consider to be the next steps in the research or projects under discussion. Discussions in electronic or paper form must be submitted to the Instructor by 1 week after the last scheduled seminar or by the end of Finals week, whichever comes first. Discussions will be read and graded by the Instructor.

1 credit, pass-no pass.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Gerard A. Cangelosi
Date: 09/24/2007