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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.
Course introduces the immune system and key concepts in immunology. Focuses on the human system and medically relevant pathogens and immunization. Course delves into the cell biology of signaling, genetic recombination & gene expression. Students will learn how immune cells develop, communicate and carry out immune responses. Students will learn how vaccines work and use clinical cases to apply knowledge of immune concepts. Course ends with a brief survey of immune-mediated diseases, cancer immunology and immunotherapies
When Offered Fall.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: junior and senior undergraduate students; sophomores allowed only by instructor consent.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Highly recommended prerequisite: basic courses in microbiology, genetics, and cell biology.
Distribution Category (PBS-AS)
Comments Undergraduates register for 4150; graduate students register for 6150. Recommended for those planning to pursue careers in health-related fields, graduate or veterinary studies or those interested in how the body defends itself against diverse threats.Outcomes
- State the purpose of the immune system & typical threats that it addresses.
- Relate the functions of cells, mediators & tissues involved in immune responses.
- Recount how extraordinarily diverse lymphocytes & antibodies meet evolving threats.
- Describe protective immune responses against pathogens in different tissues.
- Apply key immune concepts to clinical cases of immune deficiency.
- Explain how vaccines and monoclonal antibody therapies work.
- Practice science literacy skills on the topics of immunization and public health.
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: BIOMS 6150
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWF Morrison Hall 146
- Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
Instruction Mode: In Person
Enrollment limited to: junior and senior undergraduate students. Sophomores allowed only by instructor consent.
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