This section was canceled as of 11/20/2013
Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)
Days: M W F
Time: 12:00 - 12:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Seats Available: Canceled
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
Antibodies and B Cells
Development of B Cells and T Cells
T Cell Mediated Immunity
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.
Melissa S. Hillwig, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
John Jay 221