BIO 3200 - Immunology
This course is an introduction to immunology with an emphasis on the human immune system. It begins with a general description of the cells and molecules involved in the recognition and removal of foreign infectious agents. It examines the innate and the adaptive arms of the immune response and discusses various mechanisms used by these systems for defense. It concludes with a discussion of instances where the body’s defenses over-react or fail to provide protection. In the laboratory students will utilize immune reactions such as serum reactivity and in vitro cell stimulation to analyze biological function.
Lecture hours/Lab hours: 3 hours lecture; 3 hours lab
Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in the following courses: BIO 1040 or BIO 1140 ; CHM 1060 or CHM 1520 ; BIO 2020 or one other laboratory biology course numbered 2000 level or above.
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