Spring 2022 - HSCI 326 D100
Introduction to the Immune System (3)
Class Number: 5789
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 3154, Burnaby
Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 14, 2022
5:00 PM – 5:00 PM
TAKE HOME-EXAM, Burnaby
Prerequisites:MBB 231 with a minimum grade of C-.
Introduction to the structure and function of the immune system and how this system protects against microbial infections. Innate immune responses, including the function of innate immune cells, receptors and complement. Adaptive immune responses, including the organization of lymphoid organs, development and function of T and B cells, and antibodies. Students with credit for HSCI 426, MBB 426 or MBB 326 may not take this course for further credit.
- Innate immune responses – Immediate responses to infections
- Innate immune responses – Induced responses to infections
- Antibody structure and development
- B cell development
- T cell receptor structure and development
- Antigen presentation to T cells
- T cell development
- T cell activation and clearance of pathogens
- B cell activation and effector functions of antibodies
- Immune memory and vaccination
- Four exams, worth 25% each 100%
The Immune System, 5th Ed., Peter Parham, 2021. Garland Science.
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