Lecture

Topic

Reading

Aug 25M

Introduction & Course Logistics

Chapter 1

Aug 27W

Host Defenses-1: Barriers

Chapters 2, 5

Aug 29F

Host Defenses-1: Barriers (cont'd)

 

Sept 1M

Labor Day – no class

 

Sept 3W

Host Defenses-2: Innate Defenses

Chapters 3, 5

Sept 5F

Host Defenses-2: Innate Defenses (cont'd)

 

Sept 8M

Host Defenses-3: Adaptive Defenses

Chapter 4

Sept 10W

Host Defenses-3: Adaptive Defenses (cont'd)

 

Sept 12F

Measuring Virulence

Chapter 6, 8

Sept 15M

Measuring Virulence (cont'd)

 

Sept 17W

Measuring Virulence (cont'd)

 

Sept 19F

Measuring Virulence (cont'd)

 

Sept 22M

Mechanisms of Genetic Exchange (cont'd)

Chapter 7

Sept 24W

Mechanisms of Genetic Exchange (cont'd)

 

Sept 26F

Mechanisms of Genetic Exchange (cont'd)

 

Sept 29M

Study Questions / Review – 11:00-11:50am

Exam 1 – 7-9pm, location 103 Mumford Hall

Study Questions & Problems

Oct 1W

Identification of Virulence Factors

Chapters 5, 9-10

Oct 3F

Hand back exams and go over Exam 1

 

Regrade requests are due in class on Wednesday, October 8. Final grade distribution for Exam 1 will be posted after regrades are completed.

 

Oct 6M

Identification of Virulence Factors (cont'd)

 

Oct 8W

Identification of Virulence Factors (cont'd)

 

Oct 10F

Identification of Virulence Factors (cont'd)

 

Oct 13M

Virulence Factors: Adherence, Evasion & Dissemination

Chapter 11

Oct 15W

Virulence Factors: Adherence, Evasion & Dissemination (cont'd)

 

Oct 17F

Virulence Factors: Adherence, Evasion & Dissemination (cont'd)

 

Oct 20M

Virulence Factors: Toxins

Chapter 12

Oct 22W

Virulence Factors: Toxins (cont'd)

 

Oct 24F

Virulence Factors: Toxins (cont'd)

 

Oct 27M

Study Questions / Review – 11:00-11:50am

Exam 2 – 7-9pm, location 103 Mumford Hall

Study Questions & Problems

Oct 29W

Delivery of Virulence Factors

Chapter 13

Oct 31F

Hand back exams and go over Exam 2

 

Regrade requests are due in class on Wednesday, November 5. Final grade distribution for Exam 2 will be posted after regrades are completed.

 

Nov 3M

Delivery of Virulence Factors  (cont'd)

 

Nov 5W

Delivery of Virulence Factors  (cont'd)

 

Nov 7F

Virulence Regulation

Chapter 14

Nov 10M

Virulence Regulation (cont'd)

 

Nov 12W

Virulence Regulation (cont'd)

 

Nov 14F

Virulence Regulation (cont'd)

 

Nov 17M

Antibiotic Resistance

Chapters 15-16

Nov 19W

Antibiotic Resistance (cont'd)

 

Nov 21F

Antibiotic Resistance (cont'd)

 

Nov 24M

Thanksgiving Break – no class

 

Nov 26W

Thanksgiving Break – no class

 

Nov 28F

Thanksgiving Break – no class

 

Dec 1M

Vaccines

Chapter 17

Dec 3W

Vaccines (cont'd)

 

Dec 5F

Vaccines (cont'd)

 

Dec 8M

Study Questions / Review – 11:00-11:50am

Exam 3 – 7-9pm, location 103 Mumford Hall

Study Questions & Problems

Dec 10W

Hand back exams and go over Exam 3

 

Regrade requests are due by noon on Wednesday, December 17. If you want to know your regrade before you make a decision to take the final, then you MUST submit the regrade request to me by noon on Thursday, December 11 (place in my mailbox in B128 CLSL or in the envelop on my office door or in person). I will email you the results as soon as possible (first come-first served).

Final grade distribution for Exam 3 will be posted after regrades are completed.

 

Dec 17W

Final Exam

8-11am – 106B1 Engineering Hall

 

IMPORTANT: You must sign in for the FINAL regardless of whether you decide to take it or not. If you do not sign in, you will receive an "ABS" on your transcript, which could convert into an "F".