Advanced immunology

Course Code :2014FBDBIC
Study domain:Biochemistry
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Study load (hours):112
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Ingrid De Meester
Xaveer Van Ostade

3. Course contents *

For a number of topics, an overview will be given of recent advances in basic knowledge and more applied immunology. The topics will concern the innate as well as the adaptive immune system and include : toll-like receptors ; defensins ; auto-immunity ; immunity in cancer ; immunodeficiency including HIV ; transplantation.

Each student presents 1 recent article to the teacher and other students.