BI102.03: Biology of Infectious Diseases
Identifying the Challenge
Our Problems with Bugs
Infectious Disease =
Pathology produced by the activities of
replicating agents that can be
transferred from one host to another
Replicating agents = p
Properties of Life
Question: what does it mean
to be living?
List all the characteristics of life that
distinguish it from the inanimate.
Divide the living world into groups of
fundamentally different organisms so
that all life falls under