Lecture Schedule

Date

Day

Description

Inst.

Readings

1/09

M

Course Objectives, Introduction, Terminology

PM

Chapters 1, 2, 3

1/11

W

Protozoa, Balantidium coli, Naegleria fowleri

PM

Chapters 10, 4

1/13

F

Entamoeba histolytica, Intestinal and Atrial Flagellates

PM

Chapters 7, 6

1/16

M

Holiday, No Classes

PM

 

1/18

W

False Positive/False Negative Results, Blood and Tissue Flagellates, Leishmania spp.

PM

Chapter 5

1/20

F

Chagas Disease, Trypanosoma spp. (African Trypanosomiasis)

PM

Chapters 8, 9

1/23

M

Toxoplasmosis

PM

 

1/25

W

Plasmodium spp. (Malaria)

PM

Chapter 11

1/27

F

Plasmodium spp.

PM

 

1/30

M

Evolution of Parasitic Protozoa

PM

 

2/01

W

Slides and Review

PM

 

2/03

F

EXAM 1

PM

 

2/06

M

Platyhelminthes, Digenetic Trematodes

PM

Chapters 13 (pp. 201-202), 15

2/08

W

Intestinal, Liver, and Lung Flukes

PM

Chapters 17, 18

2/10

F

Schistosoma spp. (Schistosomiasis)

PM

Chapter 16

2/13

M

Schistosoma spp.

PM

 

2/15

W

Monogeneans

PM

Chapter 19

2/17

F

Cestodes, Caryophyllidean Cestodes

PM

Chapter 20

2/20

M

Pseudophyllidean Cestodes

PM

Chapter 21

2/22

W

Cyclophyllidean Cestodes

PM

 

2/24

F

Evolution of the Platyhelminthes

PM

 

2/27

M

Slides and Review

PM

 

2/29

W

EXAM 2

PM

 

3/02

F

Nematodes

RM

Chapter 22

3/05

M

Spring Break

 

 

3/07

W

Spring Break

 

 

3/09

F

Spring Break

 

 

3/12

M

Trichinellidae

RM

Chapter 23

3/14

W

Ancylostomidae

RM

Chapter 25

3/16

F

Strongyloididae and Strongylidae

RM

Chapter 24

3/19

M

Trichostrongylidae
HOMEWORK ASSIGNED

RM

 

3/21

W

Ascarididae

RM

Chapter 26

3/23

F

Onchocercidae
HOMEWORK DUE by 5:00 PM

RM

Chapter 29

3/26

M

Dracunculidae and miscellaneous nematodes

RM

pp. 447-461,
479-485

3/28

W

Nematode Evolution

RM

 

3/30

F

Slides and Review

RM

 

4/02

M

EXAM 3

RM

 

4/04

W

Acanthocephalans

PM

Chapter 32

4/06

F

Arthropods

PM

Chapter 33 (p. 513)

4/09

M

Lice

PM

Chapter 36

4/11

W

Fleas

 

Chapter 38

4/13

F

Ticks

PM

Chapters 41 (pp. 639-644, 646-648), 37

4/16

M

Mites and Bugs

PM

 

4/18

W

Host Behavior Altered by Parasites

PM

 

4/20

F

Host Behavior Altered by Parasites

PM

 

4/23

M

Parasites and Diseases as Regulatory Mechanism

PM

 

4/25

W

Parasites and Diseases as Regulatory Mechanisms

PM

 

4/27

F

EXAM 4

PM

 

 

 


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