Veterinary Medicine, School of

Michel D. Lairmore, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dean of the School

Patricia A. Conrad, D.V.M., Ph.D., Associate Dean—Global Programs

Jan E. Ilkiw, B.V.Sc., Ph.D., Associate Dean—Academic Programs

Karl E. Jandrey, D.V.M., Associate Dean—Admissions and Student Programs

John R. Pascoe, B.V.Sc., Ph.D., Executive Associate Dean

Isaac N. Pessah, Ph.D., Associate Dean—Research and Graduate Education Programs

Jane Sykes, B.V.Sc, Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer—Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

School Office. 530-752-1360; http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu
Courses in APC:
APC 092Internship (1-12) Active
Internship—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Lower division standing. Internship experience off and on campus in all subject areas offered in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology. Internships are supervised by a member of the faculty. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2007 Winter Quarter.
APC 099Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2007 Winter Quarter.
APC 100Comparative Vertebrate Organology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (BIS 001A, BIS 001B) or (BIS 002A, BIS 002B). Functional anatomy of major organ systems in vertebrates. Each system examined from cellular to gross level in fish, birds, and mammals. Emphasis on how differentiated cell types are integrated into tissues and organs to perform diverse physiological functions. (Same course as NPB 123.) (Letter.) Effective: 2015 Fall Quarter.
APC 192Internship (1-15) Active
Internship—3-45 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Upper-division standing; approval of internship. Internship experience off and on campus in all subject areas offered in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology. Internships are supervised by a member of the faculty. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2004 Spring Quarter.
APC 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
APC 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Laboratory—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
APC 286Basics of Microscopy and Cellular Imaging (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate standing. Class size limited to 20 students. Practical applications of basic microscope techniques used to image cells and tissues with the goal of using these techniques to generate publication quality images. Principles of light, epifluorescent, confocal and electron microscopy, their applications and limitations. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Spring Quarter.
APC 290Seminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Discussion and critical evaluation of advanced topics and current trends in research. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
APC 291Topics in Biology of Respiratory System (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate standing. Topics concerning structure and function of respiratory system. Possible topics include: lung growth, pulmonary reaction to toxicants, pulmonary inflammation, lung metabolism, biology of lung cells, tracheobronchial epithelium, nasal cavity structure and function. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
APC 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Laboratory—6-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
APC 299Research (1-12) Active
Laboratory—6-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
Courses in PHR:
PHR 092Internship in Veterinary Science (1-4) Active
Discussion/Laboratory—1-4 hour(s); Clinical Activity—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Approval of project prior to period of internship by faculty sponsor. Supervised work experience in reproduction. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PHR 106Human-Animal Interactions: Benefits and Issues (2) Active
Lecture—18 hour(s); Fieldwork—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing or consent of instructor. The contributions of animals to human society, including historic, anthropologic, developmental, human health and therapeutic perspectives, as well as effects of humans on animals. One field trip required. (Letter.) Effective: 2009 Winter Quarter.
PHR 192Internship in Veterinary Science (1-12) Active
Discussion/Laboratory—1-12 hour(s); Clinical Activity—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing; approval of project prior to period of internship. Supervised work experience in Reproduction. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PHR 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2010 Spring Quarter.
PHR 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PHR 202Sampling in Health-Related Research (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MPM 403; and Consent of Instructor. Or the equivalent. A very thorough coverage of simple random sampling, stratified sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling and other sampling methods applied extensively in epidemiology and other health-related disciplines. Emphasis on application of the sampling methods. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PHR 203Multivariate Biostatistics (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MPM 403; MPM 404; and Consent of Instructor. Or the equivalent. Multivariate procedures covered are principal component analysis, factor analysis, Two-group and k-group multivariate ANOVA, multivariate regression, Two-group and k-group discriminant analysis and repeated measures analysis, cluster analysis, and canonical analysis. Emphasis is on application of procedures. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PHR 210Epidemiological Approaches to Waterborne Zoonotic Pathogens (1) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s). Waterborne zoonotic diseases remain a significant cause of human illness. Review key waterborne pathogens; their biology, fate and transport in aquatic systems; on-farm management practices for reducing microbial contamination of California's fresh and marine aquatic resources from livestock production systems. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2012 Winter Quarter.
PHR 212Epidemiology of the Zoonoses (4) Active
Lecture—35 hour(s); Discussion—5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or third-year standing in the School of Veterinary Medicine or consent of instructor. Epidemiological, biological and ecological features of some major infections shared by humans and other animals. Wildlife and domestic animals zoonoses of major health and economic significance are presented to illustrate how knowledge of zoonoses epidemiology is essential for implementing control measures. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Winter Quarter.
PHR 241Advanced Topics in Canine Genetics and Genomics (2) Active
Discussion—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): GGG 201A; GGG 201C; Or equivalents, with consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. In-depth study of topics in canine genomics and genetics. Topics will vary annually, but can include positional cloning, whole genome association, complex traits and linkage disequilibrium. Students will lead discussions on assigned readings. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
PHR 243Advanced Topics in Conservation Genetics (2) Active
Discussion—18 hour(s); Lecture—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate genetics and ecology or consent of instructor. Restricted to 16 students. In-depth study of topics related to the application of genetic tools to wildlife conservation. Topics will vary annually, but may include use of non-invasive methods of genetic assessment and monitoring of wildlife populations. Students will lead discussions on assigned readings. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when topics differ. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2010 Spring Quarter.
PHR 266Applied Analytic Epidemiology (3) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MPM 404; or Consent of Instructor. Principles and applications in analysis of epidemiologic data. Methods of analyzing stratified and matched data, logistic regression for cohort and case-control studies, Poisson regression, survival-time methods. (Same course as SPH 266.) (Letter.) Effective: 2009 Spring Quarter.
PHR 277Mathematical Models in Epidemiology (3) Active
Lecture/Discussion—2 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MPM 403; (EPI 205A or MPM 405); Consent of instructor; although not required, students are encouraged to refresh their knowledge of high school calculus and differential equations. Class size limited to 30 students. Theory of epidemics and mathematical modeling concepts for infectious diseases to include discrete and continuous time models, their use to explore disease dynamics and investigate prevention and control strategies for human and veterinary infectious diseases. (Same course as EPI 277.) (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
PHR 290Seminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Presentation and discussion of advanced and current topics in population health and reproduction. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2016 Winter Quarter.
PHR 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
PHR 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
Courses in PMI:
PMI 099Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
PMI 126Fundamentals of Immunology (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 102; or Consent of Instructor. Or equivalent. Overview of immunology including components of the immune system, initiation and regulation of the immune response, infection and immunity, hypersensitivity and immune dysfunction. Clinical immunologic techniques, immunodeficiency, and vaccinology. (Letter.) Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
PMI 126LImmunology Laboratory (2) Active
Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PMI 126 (can be concurrent); Or equivalent. Laboratory procedures in clinical immunology. Cells of the innate and adaptive systems. Quantitative and qualitative characterization of the immune response. (Letter.) Effective: 2014 Winter Quarter.
PMI 127Medical Bacteria and Fungi (5) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Any Microbiology course with lab; Immunology strongly recommended. Introduction to the bacterial and mycotic pathogens of man and animals, with emphasis on pathogenic mechanisms and ecologic aspects of infectious disease. (Letter.) Effective: 2015 Spring Quarter.
PMI 127Medical Bacteria and Fungi (3) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PMI 127L (can be concurrent); Any Microbiology course with lab; Immunology strongly recommended; PMI 127L to be taken concurrently. Pass One restricted to Microbiology majors. Introduction to the bacterial and mycotic pathogens of man and animals, with emphasis on pathogenic mechanisms and ecologic aspects of infectious disease. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
PMI 127LMedical Bacteria and Fungi Lab (2) Active
Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PMI 127 (can be concurrent); Any Microbiology course with lab; Immunology strongly recommended. Pass One restricted to Microbiology majors. Introduction to the bacterial and mycotic pathogens of man and animals, with emphasis on pathogenic mechanisms and ecologic aspects of infectious disease. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
PMI 128Biology of Animal Viruses (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 102. Fundamental physical and chemical properties of animal viruses; methods of propagation, purification and assay. Mechanisms of viral replication and pathogenesis of viral infections in man and animals. Immunity to virus diseases and oncogenic properties of animal viruses. Two units of credit given if completed MIC 162. (Letter.) Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
PMI 129YOne Health: Human, Animal & Environment Interfaces (3) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Web Electronic Discussion. Class size limited to upper division undergraduate students in good standing with the school and who fulfill the course prerequisites below; enrollment limited to 100 students/term. Introduction to fundamentals, challenges, and opportunities in One Health using local and global health case studies. Animal, human, and environmental health problems, along with tools and transdisciplinary approaches, will be introduced to foster innovative thinking that addresses complex issues. (Letter.) GE credit: OL, SE, SL, SS. Effective: 2013 Spring Quarter.
PMI 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Independent Study—3-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
PMI 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
PMI 200Research Foundations (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Introduction to key components of graduate school success including mentor/mentee relationship issues, avoiding plagiarism, hypothesis development and experimental design, demystifying the grant writing process, understanding the NIH administrative structure, preparing for a non-academic career, and strategies to maintain a work-life balance. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
PMI 201Integrative Pathobiology Core I (5) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—2 hour(s). Overview of molecular biology techniques, tissue structure and function, cell membrane pathology and cellular mechanisms of disease including cellular responses and adaptations to stress, cell cycle, cell death, cell biomechanics, vascular disturbances, and mechanisms of neoplasia and tumorigenesis. (Letter.) Effective: 2014 Winter Quarter.
PMI 202Integrative Pathobiology Core II (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—2 hour(s). The second required core course in the graduate group with topics in inflammation, host-pathogen interaction, regenerative medicine, integrative pathology and population and ecosystem health. (Letter.) Effective: 2014 Spring Quarter.
PMI 203Experimental Design and Data Analysis in Pathobiology (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Lecture/Lab—2 hour(s). Follows two required core courses in, courses 201 and 202, for Ph.D. and M.S. students. Goal is to bridge gap between statistics and real-world pathobiology to increase students' skills and independence in experiment design and data analysis. (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
PMI 206Mentored Scientific Writing (1) Active
Discussion—1.5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Enrollment limited to 12 students. Drafting a scientific manuscript for publication based on research results. Students engage in collaborative peer review and learn effective writing, including how to convey a persuasive message and write clearly and succinctly. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
PMI 214Vector-borne Infectious Diseases: Changing Patterns (2) Active
Lecture/Discussion—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Open to graduate students, MPVM and MPH students, DVM and medical students with second- or third-year standing. Open to upper division undergraduate students with consent of instructor(s). Vector-borne infectious diseases especially as they relate to changing patterns associated with climatic changes, trade and population movement. (Same course as ENT 214.) (Letter.) Effective: 2010 Fall Quarter.
PMI 221Topics in Virus Research (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate student standing (Ph.D. or M.S.). Restricted to 10 students. Discussion-based seminar covering graduate student virology research. Informal presentations and discussion of technical problems in research design and experimentation are encouraged. Current stage of the research project is not important. May be repeated up to 4 Time(s). (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2010 Fall Quarter.
PMI 270Advanced Immunology (3) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Introductory course in Immunology. Restricted to graduate student status in the Comparative Pathology Graduate Group; all other students require consent of instructor. Current concepts of immunology with an emphasis on interactions between the host, the environment and the pathogen. These interactions will include those that are protective and successful for the host as well as those that are deleterious. (Letter.) Effective: 2008 Summer Session 1.
PMI 290Seminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate level standing. Topics in pathology, microbiology or immunology. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2005 Winter Quarter.
PMI 291ASeminar in Immunology (1) Review all entries Historical
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PMI 126; Or the equivalent course. Students choose topic for each quarter. Individual or pairs of students choose a paper for all to read and present a seminar based on the subject of the paper. All students participate in discussion. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
PMI 291ASeminar in Immunology (1) Review all entries Discontinued
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PMI 126; Or the equivalent course. Students choose topic for each quarter. Individual or pairs of students choose a paper for all to read and present a seminar based on the subject of the paper. All students participate in discussion. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
PMI 293ASeminar in Infectious Diseases (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Current enrollment in health science professional school or graduate standing in biological sciences. Discussion of current topics and cases of infectious diseases. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) topic differs. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
PMI 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Group study. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2005 Winter Quarter.
PMI 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2004 Winter Quarter.
Courses in VMB:
VMB 092Internship (1-12) Active
Internship—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Lower division standing. Work experience off and on campus in all subject areas offered in the Department of Molecular Biosciences. Internships supervised by a member of the faculty. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
VMB 101VPrinciples of Pharmacology and Toxicology (3) Active
Web Virtual Lecture—0.2 hour(s); Web Electronic Discussion—1.5 hour(s); Project (Term Project)—1.5 hour(s); Auto Tutorial—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division standing in a science major; chemistry through organic chemistry, general biology, or consent of instructor; good standing with the university; computing capability (use MS Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint, menu driven software programs, Course LMS); own a computer or have ready access to a computer with broadband internet access; Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101 and Biological Sciences 104 recommended. The course is designed for advanced undergraduate students with interests in pursuing graduate degrees in pharmacology, toxicology, physiological sciences, and for students with an interest in pursuing DVM, MD, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing professional degrees. Students who pursue careers in environmental sciences, public health management, and epidemiology may also benefit from the subject matter presented in this course. Online course will provide training in core concepts of pharmacological and toxicological sciences and prepare students to develop higher-order problem solving and critical thinking skills. (Letter.) GE credit: OL, SE, SL. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
VMB 101YPrinciples of Pharmacology and Toxicology (3) Active
Discussion/Laboratory—1.5 hour(s); Web Virtual Lecture—1 hour(s); Web Electronic Discussion—0.5 hour(s); Auto Tutorial—5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing in a science major; Chemistry through organic chemistry and general biology, or consent from instructor; good standing with university; computing capability using MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, menu driven software programs, SmartSite; computer, or ready access to a computer, with broadband Internet access. Restricted to upper division undergraduate students in good standing with school and fulfill course prerequisites. Hybrid course provides training in core concepts of pharmacological and toxicological sciences. Develop higher-order problem solving and critical thinking skills. (Letter.) GE credit: OL, SE, SL. Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
VMB 192Internship (1-12) Active
Internship—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Completion of 84 units. Work experience off and on campus in all subject areas offered by the Department of Molecular Biosciences. Internships supervised by a member of the faculty. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
VMB 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
VMB 234Current Topics in Neurotoxicology (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Core courses in one of the following graduate programs: Pharmacology and Toxicology, Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Immunology, Molecular Cellular and Integrative Physiology or Neuroscience. Restricted to upper level undergraduate students must obtain permission from the course coordinator. General principles of neurotoxicology, the cell and molecular mechanisms and health impacts of specific neurotoxicants and the contribution of neurotoxic compounds to complex neurodevelopmental disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. (Same course as ETX 234 and MCP 234.) (Letter.) Effective: 2010 Fall Quarter.
VMB 253Metabolism of Toxicants and Drugs (2) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PTX 201; PTX 202; PTX 203; General biochemistry or consent of instructor. Significance/chemical pathways of toxicants and drug metabolism, enzymology and molecular aspects of P450 and flavin monooxygenases, hydrolases and phase 2 transferases and experimental approaches for metabolism studies. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
VMB 254Toxicology of the Respiratory System (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion. Prerequisite(s): PTX 201; PTX 202; PTX 203; or Consent of Instructor. Survey of structure and function of the respiratory system, the pathophysiology of major lung diseases, the interactions of toxicants with the lung and response of this organ to injury. (Letter.) Effective: 2006 Winter Quarter.
VMB 255Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceuticals (2) Active
Lecture—16 hour(s); Discussion—4 hour(s). In-depth study of pharmacokinetics, including the fundamentals of pharmacokinetics, how to design a pharmacokinetic study and how to use both compartmental and non-compartmental analysis to interpret the data. (Letter.) Effective: 2011 Spring Quarter.
VMB 290Seminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate standing. Topics in nutrition, pharmacology/toxicology, and biochemistry. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
VMB 297TTutoring in Graduate Molecular Biosciences (1-5) Active
Practice—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate or professional student standing. Assist in preparation and teaching of courses in Nutrition, Pharmacology and Toxicology, or other courses offered by the department under direct supervision of the instructor. Designed for graduate or professional students who desire teaching experience in graduate courses. May be repeated up to 5 Unit(s). (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2003 Winter Quarter.
VMB 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2005 Winter Quarter.
VMB 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
VMB 397TTutoring in Molecular Biosciences (1-5) Active
Discussion—1-5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate or professional student standing. Experience in professional curriculum for graduate or professional students, not teaching assistants, under direct supervision of instructor. May be repeated up to 5 Unit(s). (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
Courses in VME:
VME 057VGlobal Population, Health, and Environment (4) Active
Web Virtual Lecture—2 hour(s); Web Electronic Discussion—2 hour(s). Students critically examine multi-scale processes involving human, animal, and ecosystem health. Online team and independent work engage local and global topics around population pressures on environments and environmental pressures on populations. (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
VME 125Knights Landing One Health Center (1) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Corresponding VME 125L (laboratory portion) required. Enrollment in corresponding VME 125L (laboratory portion) required. Internship at Knights Landing One Health Center (KLOHC) for undergraduate pre-veterinary student. Application of veterinary and One Health concepts to their work at the center. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
VME 125LKnights Landing One Health Center Lab (1) Active
Laboratory—1.5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): VME 125 (can be concurrent). Internship at Knights Landing One Health Center (KLOHC) for undergraduate pre-veterinary students. Interns may offer technical help, assist with patient registration and records, animal handling, and foreign language interpretation. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
VME 158Infectious Disease in Ecology and Conservation (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 002A; BIS 002B; BIS 002C; or equivalent. EVE 100 is recommended. Introduction to the dynamics and control of infectious disease in wildlife, including zoonotic diseases and those threatening endangered species. Basic epidemiological models and application to field data. Scientists' role in developing disease control policies. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
VME 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
VME 199Special Studies for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
VME 217Evaluation and Use of Diagnostic Tests (2) Active
Lecture—14 hour(s); Laboratory—6 hour(s); Discussion—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MPM 205 or EPI 205; Consent of Instructor. Class size limited to 30 students. Clinical and epidemiologic properties and application of diagnostic tests for disease, with emphasis on selecting tests; validating, evaluating, and interpreting new tests individually and in aggregate; determining cutoff values; and developing testing strategies. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
VME 225Viral Pathogenesis Seminar/Journal Club (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Graduate student status in the Comparative Pathology, Microbiology or Immunology graduate groups. Participatory seminar addressing the mechanisms of retroviral pathogenesis in a journal club format. Focus on the review of current scientific journal papers concerning viral pathogenesis, immunology and virology with a special focus on retroviruses. May be repeated up to 12 Time(s). (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
VME 258Infectious Disease in Ecology and Conservation (1) Active
Discussion—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): VME 158 must be taken concurrently. Presentation, analysis and discussion of primary literature on the dynamics and control of infectious disease in wildlife, including zoonotic diseases and those threatening endangered species. Multidisciplinary approach combines perspectives of ecology and veterinary medicine. (Letter.) Effective: 2008 Winter Quarter.
VME 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Student in School of Veterinary Medicine or consent of instructor. Group study in selected areas of the clinical sciences. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
VME 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
Courses in VSR:
VSR 099Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2005 Fall Quarter.
VSR 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2005 Fall Quarter.
VSR 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable—3-15 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Group study. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2005 Fall Quarter.
VSR 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2005 Fall Quarter.