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223.867.01 SPECIAL TOPICS IN VACCINE SCIENCE

Discontinued

Department:
International Health
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  5:30 - 7:00pm

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Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Anna Durbin
Course Instructors:
Description:

Year-long series of bi-weekly seminars (total 16 seminars, 4 per term) on vaccine research against infectious diseases of global importance including AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, childhood illnesses, and many others. Economic, political, and ethical dimensions of vaccine R&D are also covered. Seminars are presented by leading vaccine experts at JHU and other institutions. Series provides the student with an understanding of the pathways leading to development and utilization of vaccines with public health impact.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on attendance and class participation.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required