Course Number 2303455 
Course Credits3 (3-0-6)
Course AbbrviationBIO DISEASE
Course Title (TH)ชีววิทยาของโรค
Responsible UnitFaculty of Science/ Biology
Type of CourseInternational Course
SemesterIntl 2nd semester
Academic Year2024
Course Coordinator
Measurement Method
Type of CourseElective Course
Course ConditionPRE 2303101 or 2303103 or 2303107 or 2303109 or 2303111
Course Status
Instructors / staffs
Enrollment conditionsNone
Degree levelBachelor
Related curricularBachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2562)
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2567)
Course description (TH)ระบบภูมิคุ้มกันของสัตว์มีกระดูกสันหลัง โรคติดเชื้อจากไวรัส แบคทีเรีย รา และ ปรสิต โรคจากสัตว์สู่คน โรคทางพันธุกรรมและความผิดปกติทางการเจริญ โรคที่เกี่ยวกับระบบเมทาบอลิซึม โรคที่เกี่ยวกับระบบประสาทและความชรา การใช้สัตว์ เป็นโมเดลในการทดลอง สัตว์มีพิษและพิษวิทยาสิ่งแวดล้อม
Course description (EN)Mammalian immune system, viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic diseases, zoonotic diseases, genetic and developmental defects, metabolic diseases, neurodegenerative and age-associated diseases, animal models for research, poisonous animals, and environmental toxicology
Curriculum mapping/CU-1.1: Behavioral Objectives Possessing well-rounded knowledge
CU-1.2: Possessing in-depth knowledge
CU-2.1: Being moral and ethical
/CU-2.2: Having an awareness of etiquette
CU-3.1: Being able to think critically
CU-3.2: Being able to think creatively
CU-3.3: Having skills in problem solving
/CU-4.1: Having professional skills
CU-4.2: Having communication skills
CU-4.3: Having skills in information technology
CU-4.4: Having mathematical and statistical skills
CU-4.5: Having management skills
CU-5.1: Having an inquiring mind
CU-5.2: Knowing how to learn
CU-5.3: Having leadership qualities
CU-5.4: Maintaining well-being
CU-5.5: Being community-minded and possessing social responsibility
CU-5.6: Sustaining Thainess in a globalized world
subPLO1.1 Explain biotechnology knowledge in practice.
subPLO1.2 Analyze biotechnology knowledge in practice.
subPLO1.3 Apply biotechnology knowledge in practice.
PLO2 Employ biotechnology-related technology and scientific tools.
PLO3 Communicate effectively in English within the Biotechnology field
PLO4 Demonstrate behavior that aligns with ethical principles, moral values, and professional ethics.
PLO5 Demonstrate social responsibility, courage, and creativity.
Course learning outcome (CLO)1. Explain biology and pathogenesis of diseases caused by microbial pathogens.
2. Explain biology and diseases associated with venomous animals.
3. Explain the etiology and pathogenesis of non-communicable diseases.
4. Explain the impacts of environmental pollutions on human health.
#DateTimeLearning contentInstructorCLORemark
11. Introduction / 2A. Immune system
22B. Infection I& II: bacteria & fungi
32B. Infection I& II: bacteria & fungi
42C. Infection IIII: virus
52C. Infection IIII: virus
62D. Infection IV: parasites
73A. Poisonous animals I & II (Marine invertebrates & Vertebrates)
83A. Poisonous animals I & II (Marine invertebrates & Vertebrates)
93B. Poisonous animals III (Insects & Arachnids)
104A. Non-communicable diseases I (cancer)
114A. Non-communicable diseases I (cancer)
124B. Non-communicable diseases II (cardiovascular diseases & metabolic disorder)
134B. Non-communicable diseases II (cardiovascular diseases & metabolic disorder)
144C. Non-communicable diseases III (aging & age-related disorder)
154C. Non-communicable diseases III (aging & age-related disorder)
165. Environmental pollution & Health
5. Environmental pollution & Health
6. Symposium: Guest speaker & Student Group Presentation
Teaching/learning media PowerPoint media, Electronics and website media
Communication channels / LMS
TypeChannel identifier / URLRemarks
Learning Management System (LMS)
Assessment methodLevel of assessmentRelated CLOPercentage
Mid-term examination40%
Final examination40%
GradingGrading SystemLetter Grad (A-F)
Grading methodCriterion-referenced Grading (อิงเกณฑ์)
Minimum Passing Level (MPL)50
Reading list
TextbookAbul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai. Cellular and Molecular Immunology. 10th Edition (May 20, 2021). ElsevierNone
TextbookNessar Ahmed, Maureen Dawson, Chris Smith, Ed Wood. Biology of Disease. 1st Edition (October 26, 2006). Taylor & FrancisNone
TextbookDonald G. Barceloux. Medical Toxicology of Natural Substances: Foods, Fungi, Medicinal Herbs, Plants, and Venomous Animals. 1st Edition (November 12, 2008). Wiley.None
TextbookKim Barrett, Susan Barman, Jason Yuan, Heddwen Brooks. Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology. 26th edition (January 29, 2019). McGraw Hill None
TextbookWalter F. Boron, Emile L. Boulpaep. Medical Physiology. 2nd Edition (November 21, 2008). SaundersNone
Course evaluationCourse evaluation systemmyCourseVille
Details of improvement from previous evaluation
Course quality controlResponses to complaints / petitions from studentsDirectly to the instructor