Microm 444 Schedule

Medical Mycology and Parasitology
Spring 2013
Lecture: T-733; TTh 9:30-10:20

Dr. Hohl (Mycology)
Dr. Murphy (Parasitology)
Lab: T-375, 369; TTh 10:30-12:20

Denise Anderson
Mark Chandler

Lecture
Date
Lecture Topic
Lab
1/T Apr 2
Introduction to Mycology: Fungal Morphology, Life Cycle, and Fungal Architecture

Techniques, Saprophytes

2/Th
Apr 4
Epidemiology of Fungal Infections; Infections of Skin, Hair, and Nails
Fungi that cause superficial infections, Dermatophytes

3/T
Apr 9
Regional Endemic Fungi (Coccidioides, Blastomyces, Histoplasma, Paracoccidiodes, Penicilliosis)
Subcutaneous fungi, Systemics
4/Th
Apr 11
Candida, Cryptococcosis, Pneumocystis
Systemics, Unknown (saprophytes, dermatophytes)

5/T
Apr 16
Aspergillus, Mucormycosis
Opportunists: exogenous and endogenous
6/Th
Apr 18
Antifungal Therapies, Host Defenses, Fungal Myths
Review, Unknown (dimorphics)

7/T
Apr 23
LECTURE EXAM - Mycology LAB EXAM - Mycology
8/Th
Apr 25
Introduction to Parasitology
handout
PowerPoint pdf
Introduction, Plasmodium

9/T
Apr 30
Malaria and Babesiosis
handout
PowerPoint pdf
Plasmodium (cont.)
10
May 2
Toxoplasmosis, Cryptosporidiosis, Cyclosporiasis, and Microsporidiosis
handout
PowerPoint pdf
Toxoplasma, Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, Unknown (blood smear)

11
May 7
Leishmaniasis
handout
Leishmania and Trypanosoma
12
May 9
Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping sickness and Chagas)
handout
Intestinal Amoebae (including the commensals) and Ciliates

13
May 14
Amebiasis and Balantidiosis
handout
PowerPoint pdf
MIDTERM (on lecture material)
Giardia, Trichomonas, and commensals

14
May 16
Giardiasis, Trichomoniasis
handout
PowerPoint pdf
Giardia and Trichomonas (cont); Unknown (fecal trichrome)

15
May 21
Cestode Infections (Taeniasis, Cystcercosis, Hydatid disease, Diphylobothriasis, and Hymenolepiasis)
handout
PowerPoint pdf
Cestodes
16
May 23
Intestinal Nematodes (Enterobiasis, Trichuriasis, Ascariasis, Hookworm infection, and Strongyloidiasis)
handout
PowerPoint pdf
Intestinal Nematodes

17
May 28
Blood/Tissue Nematodes (Filariasis, Dracunculiasis, and Trichinellosis)
handout
PowerPoint pdf
summary slide
MIDTERM (on lecture material)
Blood/Tissue Nematodes
18
May 30
Schistosomiasis
handout
PowerPoint pdf
Schistosomes, Hermaphroditic trematodes, Unknown (fecal wet mount)

19
Jun 4
Trematodes and Free-living Amoebae (Clonorchiasis, Fascioliasis, Fasciolopsiasis, and Paragonimiasis)
handout
Trematode PowerPoint pdf
Free-Living Amoeba PowerPoint pdf
Ectoparasites, Hermaphroditic trematodes, Unknown (fecal wet mount)
20
Jun 6
Ectoparasites and Cases
PowerPoint pdf
LAB EXAM - Parasitology

Wed. June 12, 10:30-12:20
Parasitology Final Exam (Multiple Choice)