Course Description: Study of organs, cells, and molecules responsible for the recognition and disposal of foreign materials that enter the body. Practical considerations and applications. Four hours lecture. Prerequisite: BIOL 201(with a C- or better); BIOL 319 recommended.
Upon completion of this course students will be expected to:
•Describe the various cells and organs of the immune system, including the role of each during the immune response.
•Compare and contrast innate and acquired immunity, including their specific components and effector mechanisms.
•Describe antigens and antibodies and their interactions.
•Discuss the immune response to specific pathogens.
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Syllabus for Spring 2013