Courses Details

EPID582: Molecular Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Evan Snitkin (Residential);
  • Offered Every Winter
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: Provide an overview of cutting-edge approaches for microbial genomic analysis, with a focus on their application in the emerging field of genomic epidemiology. Lectures will be reinforced with discussions and extensive hands-on training. Students will gain experience on the command-line and in performing downstream analysis and visualization in R.
  • Learning Objectives: Not applicable
  • This course is cross-listed with MICROBIO 582 in the Microbiology department.
  • Syllabus for EPID582
Concentration Competencies that EPID582 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
EPID Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology MPH Evaluate the use of different molecular tools in an outbreak investigation EPID582
EPID Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology MPH Appropriately interpret the results of a molecular measure used in an epidemiologic study EPID582