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GS06 1103 Emerging Concepts in Immunology

  • Course Director(s): Askar Akimzhanov
  • Semester: Fall
  • Frequency: Annually
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Grading System: Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites: GS06 1013: Fundamental Immunology or Consent of Instructor


Akimzhanov, Askar. Three semester hours. Fall, annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. Prerequisite: Fundamental Immunology (GS06 1013) or consent of instructor. Audit Permitted.

The chief objective of this course is to teach students about recent discoveries and techniques used in the field of immunology. Students will critically evaluate and present publications from top-tier journals under the guidance of leading experts in the selected fields. Topic areas include basic, translational, and clinical studies in antigen processing, lymphokines, complement, tumor microenvironment, T and B lymphocytes, vaccines and adjuvants, immunotherapy, CAR T cells, and monoclonal antibodies. The course generally runs for 10 weeks with two meetings per week for 2 hours each session

Course Outline Emerging Concepts in Immunology