BIOL 7013X Principles of Immunology

45 lecture hours; 3 credits

Innate and adaptive immunity with emphasis on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of immunity. Immune responses to viral, bacterial, fungal and protozoan pathogens, allergic hypersensitivity responses and autoimmune diseases. Recent developments in modifying the immune system to respond effectively to cancer, the development of more effective vaccines and the role of inflammation in disease. Case studies will provide a clinical context. (Not open to students who have taken BIOL 4013 or equivalent.)

Prerequisite: None

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