This course is intended for Life Science majors or those with a strong background in the Biological Sciences.
This course may be used to fulfill the elective and laboratory requirements of the Biological Sciences major.
Fall, Spring, and Summer
Prerequisite: 01:119:117 or 01:119:102 Pre- or Corequisite: Human Parasitology 01:146:328
Human Parasitology Lab covers the biology, morphology, pathogenesis, and treatment of major human parasite diseases.
- Adult Trematodes
- Larval Trematodes
- Adult Cestodes and Acanthocephala
- Larval Cestodes
- Intestinal Nematodes
- Tissue Nematodes
- Amoebae, Flagellates and Ciliates
- Trypanosomes and Leishmania
- Coccidia and Toxoplasma
- Fleas and Lice
Course Satisfies Departmental Learning Goals
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify many of the organisms which cause much of the morbidity and mortality in underdeveloped countries. Throughout the semester, students will be expected to organize information and understand the relevance of these disease organisms to human health and our society. Consistent with those set by the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, as well as the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers University
Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy
Two laboratory exams, based on slide identification.
Homework and quizzes.
Required Laboratory Manual
If this course is closed, please use the following link to add your name to the wait list: Wait List Sign Up for Fall 2017 Courses. If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Life Science - Office of Undergraduate Instruction at 848-445-2075 or visit our office at Nelson Labs B112, Busch Campus.
Dr. Anne Keating
** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.