BIOL 387 Field Parasitology
The biology, ecology, and life cycles of animal parasites. The course will focus on parasites of vertebrates and invertebrates encountered during local field trips to aquatic and terrestrial habitats. Students will be exposed to methods of collection, preservation, and identification of animal parasites. Each student will independently prepare a parasite specimen collection. Field Parasitology will meet 4 days a week for 3 weeks during summers at the Biological Field Station in Cooperstown.
Prerequisite: BIOL 181 and 3 s.h. of 200-level BIOL.
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