This lecture note explains the
following topics: infectious disease dynamics and compartmenal models,
Population Dynamics of Infectious Diseases, Stochastic dynamics, spatial models,
and metapopulations, Synchrony, Waves, and Spatial Hierarchies in the Spread of
The overall goal of this
note is to introduce you to the fields of microbiology and infectious diseases.
It will cover a wide range of topics including bacteriology, virology, the
pathophysiology and epidemiology of infectious diseases as well as the
pharmacology of antimicrobial and antiviral agents.