MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

GS07 1011 Topics in Biodefense and Emerging Infections

Koehler, Theresa and Norris, Steven. One semester hour. Fall, odd-numbered years. Grading System: Pass or Fail. Prerequisite: None.

The broad impact of bioterrorism and emerging infectious diseases on scientific research and public health, and the role of scientists in preparedness and response will be addressed in a series of seminar presentations. Speakers with expertise in diverse areas, including public health response, select agent biology, diagnosis and disease management, and public policy, will present talks followed by group discussion. Audit not allowed, but unregistered students who wish to attend only talks of their choice are welcome.