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Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:

Presents the fundamental cellular, molecular and genetic mechanisms that initiate and control immune responses elicited during pathogen challenge and vaccination.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
demonstrate the basic principles of the cellular and molecular basis for the vertebrate immune response
develop their discuss to better Discuss the pathogenesis of bacterial, viral and parasitic pathogens
analyze the rationale behind vaccines and vaccination
define the fundamentals of the genetics of immunity and how this impacts on the susceptibility of individuals and populations to diseases of public health importance

Methods of Assessment: three comprehensive exams
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 3:30 - 4:50
  • Thursday 3:30 - 4:50
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail