Molecular and Cellular Immunology

Course Code :1019FBDBIC
Study domain:Biochemistry
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:
Contact hours:30
Credits:4
Study load (hours):112
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Ingrid De Meester

3. Course contents *

The course introduces the most important components of the immune system (organs, cells, molecules) as well as a number of principles and terms in the field. A number of experiments that lie at the basis of present insights will be discussed as well as a number of frequently used immunological methods. Characteristics and applications of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies will be discussed into more depth.