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BIO413 - Immunology

This class will be an immersive exploration of the fundamental molecular and cellular interactions of the vertebrate immune system. Students will establish knowledge in innate immunity, adaptive immunity, how these two braches are truly integrated, and the influences that this system has over the rest of the body. Close examination of real cases of immune dysfunction will be utilized for students to deduce the importance of specific components of the immune system. Furthermore, students will integrate their newly acquired knowledge on the topic to accurately explain to the layperson causes/mechanisms involved in various forms of immunodeficiency, autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, cancer immunology, immunotherapy, and immunization.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: BIO 231/232 and CHM 124/125

Course Fees: $0.00

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