Population genetics of infectious disease
Rosemary McCloskey
November 13, 2014
Rosemary McCloskey Infectious diseases N...
Outline
Infectious disease: disease caused by presence of a pathogenic
organism in the host (bacteria, virus)
1 How doe...
Pathogens evolve quickly
5 10
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
Population genetics of infectious diseases
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Population genetics of infectious diseases

Course presentation for BIOL 509.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Science      
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Transcripts - Population genetics of infectious diseases

  • 1. Population genetics of infectious disease Rosemary McCloskey November 13, 2014 Rosemary McCloskey Infectious diseases November 13, 2014 1 / 20
  • 2. Outline Infectious disease: disease caused by presence of a pathogenic organism in the host (bacteria, virus) 1 How does the concept of eective population size apply to an infectious disease? 2 How do epidemics get started? 3 Why is it ever advantageous for a pathogen to kill its host? Rosemary McCloskey Infectious diseases November 13, 2014 2 / 20
  • 3. Pathogens evolve quickly 5 10

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