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New Psyc Bldg 225 (36 Eagle Ro
From plagues of prehistory to pandemics of disease emergence today, pathogens have played a central role in our existence. This course will provide insights into why we get sick and how we heal by examining human disease within the context of ecology and evolution. May be used to fulfill an Upper Level Elective requirement for ENVS majors.
Recommended Textbooks, Articles, and Resources
- 1994. Why We Get Sick, The New Science of Darwinian Medicine.
- 1999. Evolutionary Medicine (1st Edition).
- 2008. Evolutionary Medicine: New Perspectives (2nd Edition).
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