First Day of Class – August 20th

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

And:

Evolution, medicine’s most basic science Randy Nesse and Richard Dawkins

And:

Alcock and Schwartz. A clinical perspective in Evolutionary Medicine: What we wish we had learned in medical school.  Evolution: Education and Outreach, 2011.

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