bio402 | undergraduate
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Hypersensitivity and Immunodeficiency
- Relate causes and effects of neoplasms of the immune system.
- Describe the development and progression of allergic reactions.
- Compare type II, type III, and type IV hypersensitivity.
- Analyze the progression of HIV infection to the development of AIDS as a model of immunodeficiency disorders.
Development and Anatomy of the Immune System
- Compare innate and acquired immunity.
- Differentiate between humoral and cellular immunity.
Immunoglobulin and B Cells
- Explain the basic structure of an immunoglobulin.
- Differentiate among the different isotypes.
- Summarize the biology of B lymphocytes from origin to surface molecules.
Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC)
- Determine the structure of MHC class I and class II molecules and their interactions with other cell types.
- Analyze the interaction between genetic variability of MHC and transplantation.
- Summarize the biology of T lymphocytes from origin to surface molecules.
- Analyze the reactions of T and B lymphocytes with each other as well as with other cell types.
- Explain the importance of cytokines and their receptors in immune responses.
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