BIOL4270-A Immunology    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)

Days: M W

Time: 04:00 - 05:15 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 248

Seats Available: 16 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This is an upper level advanced topics course for Biology majors. The topic of this course varies each semester. For this particular iteration of the courses, the focus will be on an introduction to the principles of Immunology, in both the lecture and laboratory portions of the course. The course will incorporate current relevant research topics and methodologies in immunology, as well as an application of medical case studies. Topics to be covered in the lecture and laboratory portions of the course may include, but not limited to: Elements of the Immune System and Their Roles in Defense Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity Antibodies and B Cells Development of B Cells and T Cells T Cell Mediated Immunity Hypersensitivities Vaccinations Organ/Tissue Transplantation Cancer and the Immune System Various laboratory techniques and instructional technologies will be employed throughout the course to foster discovery and to gain insights into these concepts.

Prerequisites: BIOl3370 and BIOL3375 or permission of the department head

Co-requisite: BIOL4275

About The Instructor

Matthew J. Maurer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Science

Coordinator, Science Education

Coordinator, SEMS Outreach
412-397-4051 phone
412-397-4075 fax
John Jay 213