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260.802.01 TOPICS IN IMMUNOLOGY II

Department:
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  10:30 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Alan Scott
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Restricted to PhD graduate students in MMI, CMM and ITP and those with permission from the instructor.

Description:

Employs a journal club presentation/discussion format to explore advanced topics in basic immunology, the tenants of experimental design in immunology and the theory and practice of immunological methods. This is the core discussion class for 260.611-.612.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the basic elements in the experimental design of immunological studies
  2. Define the theory and practice behind major methods and techniques used in modern immunological research
  3. Describe the components of well-constructed tables and figures
  4. Realize improved presentation skills
  5. Define the elements of a well-constructed manuscript -Explain the basic elements in the experimental design of immunological studies -Define the theory and practice behind major methods and techniques used in modern immunological research -Describe the components of well-constructed tables and figures -Realize improved presentation skills"
Methods of Assessment:

Paper presentation and class participation.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Consent is not required for MMI or CMM students.

For consent, contact:

ascott@jhsph.edu

Special Comments:

This is the core discussion course for 260.611-.612; grades submitted at end of 2nd term.