VTSC3400 Immunology

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: VTSC3400

Credits: 3

Term: Spring

About the Course:

This course surveys the basic principles of immunology with emphasis on knowledge gained from human and animal research. Topics to be discussed include: innate immunity and complement; antibody structure, antigen recognition; humoral and cell mediated immunity; over-reactive and deficient immune systems; and immunization. The course instructor assumes that the student has prior knowledge of basic cell biology, cell physiology, and microbiology. Prerequisite: BIOL1001 and BIOL1002 OR BIOL1005 and BIOL1006; and BIOL2502. Meets the requirement for Science for Biology elective.

Course offered: Spring.