260.612.01 Principles of Immunology II
- Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
- 2nd term
- 4 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Tu Th, 8:30 - 10:20am
Introduces biological concepts of immunology; molecular nature of antigens; molecular basis for antibody and T-cell receptor structure and diversity; complement; hypersensitivity reactions; cellular basis for the immune response; cell-mediated immunity; adhesion molecules and coreceptors cell activation; cytokines and other soluble mediators; major histocompatibility complex (MHC) antigens; tumor immunology; transplantation immunobiology; mechanisms of resistance to microorganisms; tolerance; autoimmunity; and immuno-deficiency.
- Learning Objectives:
- Define the principles of autoimmunity and transplantation
- Define the basis underlying primary and acquired immune deficiencies
- Define the immune mechanisms employed to combat bacterial, viral and parasitic infections
- Define the mechanisms that regulate allergy and hypersensitivity
- Define the mechanisms for immunization
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on mid-term and final exams.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Special Comments:
Required for MMI students.