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Spring 2010

Cross-listed at FAS as BPH-212 and at GSAS as IMM 214a and IMM214b and at HMS as BPH-721.0
Dr. B. Burleigh, Dr. Matthias Marti
5 credits
Course not offered 2008-2009; offered alternate years.
Lectures, discussions. One 3-hour session each week.

This course covers aspects of biochemistry, cell and molecular biology of protozoan parasites of humans including: malaria, toxoplasma, leishmania, trypanosomes, amoebea and giardia. Will include critical readings and in-depth discussions on comparative mechanisms of pathogenesis; unique parasite biochemistry and organelles; strategies/ molecular basis for host immune invasion; bioinformatics approaches to molecular pathogenesis.
Course Note: Suitable courses in biochemistry and genetics of microbiology required; enrollment limited to 35 students; signature of instructor required. (5.06)




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Spring 2008

Cross-listed at FAS as BPH-212 and at GSAS as IMM 214a and IMM214b and at HMS as BPH-721.0
Dr. M. Duraisingh, Dr. Matthias Marti
5 credits
Course not offered 2006-2007; offered alternate years.
Lectures, discussions. One 3-hour session each week.

This course covers aspects of biochemistry, cell and molecular biology of protozoan parasites of humans including: malaria, toxoplasma, leishmania, trypanosomes, amoebea and giardia. Will include critical readings and in-depth discussions on comparative mechanisms of pathogenesis; unique parasite biochemistry and organelles; strategies/ molecular basis for host immune invasion; bioinformatics approaches to molecular pathogenesis.
Course Note: Suitable courses in biochemistry and genetics of microbiology required; enrollment limited to 35 students; signature of instructor required. (5.06)




Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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