BIOENG-399 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Tang Li

Langue: Anglais

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.


Summary

Immunoengineering is an emerging field where engineering principles are grounded in immunology. This course provides students a broad overview of how engineering approaches can be utilized to study immunology, model immune systems, modulate immune response, and develop novel immunotherapies.

Content

Keywords

immunology, immunoengineering, vaccines, infectious diseases, autoimmunity, cancer, materials engineering, drug delivery, protein engineering, drug discovery and development

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

BIO-310 Immunology or an equivalent is required

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the concept of immunoengineering
  • Make examples of how engineering approaches has led to advancements in immunotherapy
  • Take into consideration how to apply engineering principles to immunology research and applications

Transversal skills

  • Summarize an article or a technical report.
  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Write a scientific or technical report.

Teaching methods

Lectures integrated with exercises

 

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, analysing figures from research papers, completing exercises, paper discussion, reading and digisting scientific literatures, and presenting opinions in a form of scientific essay.

Assessment methods

Scientific essay writing: 30%

Final written exam: 70%

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Library resources

How the immune system works: Lauren Sompayrac. 3e

Kuby Immunology: Owen, Pung, Stranford. 7e

Cellular and Molecular Immunology: Abbas & Lichtman. 8e  

Janeway's immunobiology: Kenneth Murphy ; Charles A. Janeway ; Allan Mowat. 8e

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 60
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Immunoengineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 60
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Immunoengineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 60
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Immunoengineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 60
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Immunoengineering
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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