Course Catalog » Microbiology 204

Subject: Microbiology
Course Number: 204
Course Title: Molecular and Cellular Immunology
Units: 3
School: Graduate Division
Department: Biomedical Sciences Program

Course Description: Topics to be covered: Mechanisms of innate immunity, inflammation, immunoglobulin gene rearrangements, cell biology of antigen presentation to T-cells and of lymphocyte trafficking, antigen and cytokine receptor structure and signaling, lymphocyte development and activation, mechanisms of cell-mediated killing of infected and neoplastic cells, whole organism immune response to infection, diseases of the immune system, including allergy, autoimmunity, and AIDS, and immune cell engineering.
Prerequisites: Undergraduate level knowledge of molecular biology, cell biology and genetics. Some basic knowledge of the immune system is helpful but not required.
Restrictions: None other than the prerequisite
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Workshop, Direct - Discussion, Student - Lecture, Student - Discussion

Instructor of Record: J. Cyster
Additional Instructor(s): C. Lowell
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No