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260.717.01 GRADUATE IMMUNOLOGY: THE IMMUNE RESPONSE

Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructors:
Description:

Presents advanced topics concerning the immunologic system; the cellular basis of the immune response; effector functions of antibody, lymphocytes, and macrophages; regulation of the immune response; and immunologic diseases. Lectures and readings develop a well-rounded view of the interrelated elements comprising the immune system.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Survey the structure of the immune system, the molecular and cellular bases of immune recognition, the effecter functions and regulation of the immune response
Relate the function of the immune system to its applications in protection, transplantation and immunological diseases
Critically review articles in recent literature

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation and an essay.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 9:00 - 10:20
  • Thursday 9:00 - 10:20
Enrollment Minimum: 6
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

260.611-612, ME260.709, ME340.703, or consent of instructor

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail