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School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5000
USA

Site designed and maintained by
Bassem Allam

Bassem.Allam@stonybrook.edu

Courses currently taught by MADL faculty

Undergraduate Courses

MAR 384: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms (3 credits)
Prerequisites: BIO 202 and 203
Note: Meets with MAR 554
Course instructors: Allam, B. and Fast M.


This course is designed to expose students to fundamental and current issues pertaining to host/pathogen interactions in marine environment. By the end of this course, students should have a basic understanding of disease processes in aquatic animals; knowledge of the tools used for disease diagnosis; and an appreciation of disease management tools available today. This course will emphasize the role of the environment as an important player in infectious and non-infectious diseases. The specific subjects that will be covered are listed in the syllabus. Informations about course schedule and how to register can be found at registrar's office.

 

MAR 385: Principles in Fisheries Biology/Management (3 credits)
Prerequisites: BIO 202 and 203
Course instructors: Allam, B. and Frisk M.


This course is designed to expose students to the theory, techniques, history, and practical problems of fishery management. By the end of this course, students should have a basic understanding of fish biology and ecology, an introduction to the fisheries of the world, their regulatory bodies, and the methods used to manage them, and an appreciation of the difficulties in managing these resources. The syllabus of this course is available here . Informations about course schedule and how to register can be found at registrar's office.

 

MAR 104: Oceanography (3 credits)
Prerequisites: None
Course instructor: Emmanuelle Pales Espinosa


One purpose of this course is to help expand students’ knowledge about objects and processes observable in nature, whether animate as in the biological sciences, or inanimate as in the physical sciences of chemistry or physics. Thus, by the end of this course, students should understand the interactions between the biology, chemistry, geology, and physics of the oceans that define the science of oceanography. Students will also gain awareness of human impact on oceanographic processes.. The syllabus of this course is available
here . Informations about course schedule and how to register can be found at registrar's office.

 

Graduate Courses

MAR 554: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms (3 credits)
Prerequisites: MAR 502
Note: Meets with MAR 384
Course instructors: Allam, B. and Fast M.

This course is designed to expose students to fundamental and current issues pertaining to host/pathogen interactions in marine environment. By the end of this course, students should have a basic understanding of disease processes in aquatic animals; knowledge of the tools used for disease diagnosis; and an appreciation of disease management tools available today. This course will emphasize the role of the environment as an important player in infectious and non-infectious diseases. The specific subjects that will be covered are listed in the syllabus. Informations about course schedule and how to register can be found at registrar's office.

 

 
Last update: June 2010