Welcome to the blog for EEMB40 - the Ecology of Disease - for Winter quarter 2010. It will also serve as a class website and you will find links to lectures etc. in a box at the top right imaginatively called 'links'.
You are all welcome, and encouraged to post here. To do that all you need to do is to send me an e-mail saying just that. I will then add your address and Google will send you an invitation to be an author. Just follow the simple instructions and away you go.
Postings should be relevant to the class but the blog is specifically designed to be a place where you don't need to worry about how relevant your post is. (I give you 'Basket full of puppies' as an example). I will be posting news items, research updates, interesting links and some bits that I take out of lecture (for time purposes) but that some of you may find interesting. By putting it all here you can look at it at your leisure and you know it won't be on the exam.
I try to post every day when the class is running and, where possible, the postings are relevant to the current topics we are covering in class. You can access older postings (there are nearly 400 of them) either by scrolling down the page and repeatedly hitting the 'Older posts' button at the bottom right or by using the 'Labels' (scroll down and they'll be on the right hand side) to pull up posts on particular topics.