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Basic Immunology

BMD251

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM2
Timetable:

    Lecture
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16: Wednesday 11 am - 1 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 5, 8: Wednesday 12 pm - 1 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 5, 8: Wednesday 1 pm - 2 pm
    IT Class
  • Semester 2: Weeks 3, 5, 8, 10: Monday 10 am - 11 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 3, 5, 8, 10: Monday 11 am - 1 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 3, 5, 8, 10: Monday 1 pm - 3 pm

Contact: Prof Daniel Pennington
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: "BIO171 (SBS017), BIO163 (SBS008)"

Prerequisites: Basic Biochemistry (SBS017), Heredity and Gene Action (SBS008), The Diversity of Life (SBS005). This module will cover the principles of innate and acquired immunity, as well as the structure and function of cells and organs of the immune system. Antigens, immunoglobins, complement, and immunoassays and the molecular basis of Bcell and Tcell responses are also covered. Other topics include major histocompatibility complex, antigen presentation, cellcell interactions and cytokines. Transplantation, tolerance, autoimmunity, infectious diseases, inflammation and hypersensitivity reactions are also considered.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 80.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework
Level: 5

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