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COURSE NAME: Immunology
COURSE CODE: BIO 207
PROGRAM: B.Sc. Biotechnology
SEMESTER: Four
CREDITS: Three
 

Syllabus

Part 1:
Historical perspectives in Immunology
Host-pathogen interactions

Part 2:
Introduction to the Immune System
Cells and Organs of the Immune system

Part 3:
Innate immune responses
Cells of the innate immune system
Inflammatory response

Part 4:
Antigen capture and presentation to lymphocytes
Antigen recognition in the adaptive immune system

Part 5:
Cell mediated Immune responses
Effector mechanisms of Cell mediated Immune responses

Part 6:
Humoral immune responses
Effector mechanisms of Humoral Immune responses

Part 7:
Immunologic tolerance and autoimmunity
Immune responses against tumors and transplants
Hypersensitivity reactions and diseases
Congenital and acquired Immuno-deficiencies

Text Book

  • Basic Immunology: Functions and disorders of the Immune system, Abul K abbas,  Andrew H Lichtman and Shiv Pillai

Reference materials

  • Immunology, Kuby, by Kindt, Goldsby, Osborne, Sixth Edition.
  • Immunobiology, The Immune system in Health and Disease, Seventh Edition by Janeway, Travers et al, Garland Publishing, 2008.
  • Research articles and reviews from scientific publications.
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