For the first lecture, we will have a special invited guest, Jon Femling MD. He will lecture on the topic of evolution of antibiotic resistance and give a report on his research on evolution-proof treatment approaches to dangerous pathogens, like Staphyllococcus aureus.
Please read the following before class:
Introducing evolutionary thinking to medicine Stephen Stearns, Randy Nesse, and David Haig
Evolution, medicine’s most basic science Randy Nesse and Richard Dawkins
Alcock and Schwartz. A clinical perspective in Evolutionary Medicine: What we wish we had learned in medical school. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 2011.