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260.714.01 IMMUNOGENETICS

Cancelled

Department:
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Noel Rose
Frequency Schedule:
Every Other Year

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Prerequisite:

260.611-612 or introductory course in immunology; introductory course in genetics

Description:

Presents the genetic basis of immune responsiveness. Reviews the genetic mechanisms responsible for generation of diversity in the genes for immunoglobulins, the T cell receptor molecules, the major histocompatibility molecules, and other key molecules of the immuno-globulin superfamily. Discusses mechanisms and statistical evaluation of immunogenetic associations with susceptibility or resistance to disease.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on a mid-term exam, and a final exam, or paper and oral presentation.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required