Spring 2008

Immunology

Listed in: Biology, as BIOL-33

Faculty

Richard A. Goldsby (Section 01)

Description

The immune response is a consequence of the developmentally programmed or antigen-triggered interaction of a complex network of interacting cell types. These interactions are controlled by regulatory molecules and often result in the production of highly specific cellular or molecular effectors. This course will present the principles underlying the immune response and describe the methods employed in immunology research. In addition to lectures, a program of seminars will provide an introduction to the research literature of immunology. Three classroom hours per week. Requisites: Biology 19 and Biology 25 or 29 or 30 or permission from the instructor. Limited to 30 students. Second semester. Professor Goldsby.