2014-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
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2014-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BT-GY 6063 Molecular Immunology

3 Credits
The purpose of this course is to develop a general understanding of the established biochemical, molecular, cellular, and organ-level principles that govern the workings of the mammalian immune system, and to prepare the student for immunological research in the academic, government, or industrial laboratory. Topics covered include cells of the immune system and their development, pattern recognition receptors and innate immunity, molecular mechanisms of antigen processing and presentation, long distance communication and immune cells’ migration, homing, and trafficking. Applications in Biotechnology and autoimmune diseases and the use of immunotherapy in industry will also be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): Advisor/Instructor Permission Required
Weekly Lecture Hours: 3