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GS06 1013 Fundamental Immunology

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Grading System: Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites: Undergraduate-level Biology and Biochemistry courses plus a basic knowledge of cellular and molecular biology


Topics covered in this lecture series include anatomy and development of the immune system; structure, function and genetics of antibodies; T-cell antigen receptors; functions and cooperative interactions of lymphoid cells; structure and function of molecules encoded by the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC); lymphokines and their receptors; cellular interaction molecules; and specific immunological tolerance.  Medically-related subjects that will be covered from a basic science perspective include immunopathology, immunodeficiency, allergy and other hypersensitivities, autoimmunity, organ transplantation, tumor immunology, and AIDS.  

Course Outline Fundamental Immunology