Introduction to immunology

Course Code :1001WETIMM
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:Minimum 8/20 for Cell Biology.
Contact hours:23
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Ingrid De Meester

3. Course contents *

This course aim to introduce the student in basic immunology : difference between self and non-self, functions of the most important immune organs and celtypes ; diversity of the immune system in biota ; basic mechanisms of immunopathology. Most important labtechniques based on immunological principles will be discussed;