About The Course
Welcome Message

Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for IMMUNOLOGY, INFECTION AND DISEASE (260.631.01), a course offered by the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Course Description

Presents the fundamental cellular, molecular and genetic mechanisms that initiate and control immune responses elicited during pathogen challenge and vaccination.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate the basic principles of the cellular and molecular basis for the vertebrate immune response
  • develop their discuss to better Discuss the pathogenesis of bacterial, viral and parasitic pathogens
  • analyze the rationale behind vaccines and vaccination
  • define the fundamentals of the genetics of immunity and how this impacts on the susceptibility of individuals and populations to diseases of public health importance

Course Time

Tue Thu   3:30 PM to 4:50 PM

Intended Audience

MPH students, especially students in the ID and EPI concentration in infectious diseases

Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: three comprehensive exams

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade