BIO-512 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Salathé Marcel

Langue: Anglais


Summary

Epidemiology is a cornerstone of public health. Understanding the distribution and dynamics of diseases is critically important to manage or prevent them. Modern digital approaches are used increasingly in epidemiology. This course teaches both the basics of epidemiology as well as those approaches.

Content

Keywords

Epidemiology

Digital

Public Health

Infectious Diseases

Cohorts

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Students are expected to know how to program, and to have some Python knowledge. They are further expected to understand the basics of biology, particularly also with respect to pathogens and the immune system.

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra; discussion of relevant publications; exercises

Expected student activities

Participating students are expected to engage in this course by attending lectures, reading additional material, understanding and presenting recent state-of-the-art publications, and completing exercises.

Assessment methods

Written exam held in week 14

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Will be provided

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Digital epidemiology
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Digital epidemiology
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22