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    May 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

BIOL 5760 - Immunology (with Lab)

Goals: To learn about immune system development, function ,and disorders; to become familiar with the theory and application of current methods in immunological research; to gain experience in reading primary scientific literature.

Content: History and theories of immunology with an emphasis on the experiments that defined the major advances in the field; innate and adaptive immunity; humoral and cellular immune responses; antibody genes, protein structure and function; self/nonself recognition by the immune system; T cell development, activation, and function; the immune system in autoimmunity, cancer, HIV, and transplantation.

Taught: Alternate years

Prerequisite: BIOL 3050 or BIOL 3060 (grade of C- or better)

Note: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.

Credits: 4