Coursebooks

Immunology

BIO-479

Lecturer(s) :

Ablasser Andrea

Language:

English

Summary

The students acquire advanced level knowledge regarding the functioning of the (vertebrate) immune system. A strong focus is placed on the molecular mechanisms underlying innate and adaptive immune responses and their implications for medicine.

Content

The basic subject will be introduced by online lectures and/or self-directed exercises. It will be followed up by (higher-level) discussions on seminal primary research or on summaries of emerging themes related to functioning or therapeutic impliactions of the immune system. These discussions will be prepared by the students and presented in small groups during seminars.

Basic Topics include:

Specialized topics discussed can include innate immune memory function, emerging anti-inflammatory medicines, novel T cell checkpoints, novel approaches to cancer immunotherapy, autoinflammatory syndromes.

Keywords

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Biology I, II

Basic knowledge in immunology is helpful.

Recommended courses

Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire II & III.

 

Important concepts to start the course

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

 

Expected student activities

 

Assessment methods

Supervision

Assistants Yes

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11    AAC137
11-12    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15   MXG110 
15-16   MXG110 
16-17    
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German