BB 570 Medical & Applied Immunology
3-credit, online graduate course with hands on lab component
This course introduces students to the basic concepts of immunology and emphasizes the molecular and cellular interactions involved in immune responses. Topics covered include innate immunity, antibody structure and function; applications of monoclonal antibodies in biotechnology and medicine; gene rearrangements in T and B cells; cellular cooperation and the role of MHC; tolerance; and immunopathology (hypersensitivity, autoimmunity, transplantation, AIDS, cancer immunity and immunotherapy). Using individual, group, and whole class learning strategies, the course includes planned activities, while also providing students a forum to raise and address their own questions and learning issues that arise from lecture and outside assignments. Students are given the opportunity to work cooperatively as a team, and develop critical thinking skills, while applying scientific concepts to unique problems. Prerequisites: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
Lab Dates: February 29, 2020 and March 7, 2020
Time: 9AM to 5PM
Tuition for this three-credit graduate course is $4,698 and is due by the first day of the course.