BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONS) IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

BBT 3212 Medical Entomology

Students in this course will discover the arthropod pests that affect human and animal health. Throughout the semester, we will explore the biology of arthropod pests, and the disease-causing pathogens they transmit to humans, livestock, pets, and wildlife. Each week, we will discuss an arthropod group of concern, along with the diseases they transmit in both temperate and tropical areas. Hands-on laboratory sessions will provide an up close look at the biology of arthropods of medical and veterinary importance.