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    Feb 26, 2024  
2008 - 2009 Catalog of Courses 
    
2008 - 2009 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 460 - Immunology


A comprehensive introduction to the mechanisms of disease resistance and immunopathology. Topics include self/non-self discrimination, inflammation and innate immune mechanisms, antibody structure and function, immune cells/cell subsets and the consequences of immune system failure. Application of immunochemical techniques and the immune mechanisms involved in vaccination, pregnancy and fetal development, allergy, autoimmunity, cancer, organ transplantation and AIDS are also discussed.

Prerequisites: BIO 270 AND BIO 331 AND CHEM 251

Credits: 4
Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-3)