About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for GRADUATE IMMUNOLOGY: THE IMMUNE RESPONSE (260.717.01), a course offered by the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Presents advanced topics concerning the immunologic system; the cellular basis of the immune response; effector functions of antibody, lymphocytes, and macrophages; regulation of the immune response; and immunologic diseases. Lectures and readings develop a well-rounded view of the interrelated elements comprising the immune system.

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Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Survey the structure of the immune system, the molecular and cellular bases of immune recognition, the effecter functions and regulation of the immune response
  • Relate the function of the immune system to its applications in protection, transplantation and immunological diseases
  • Critically review articles in recent literature

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Course Time

Tue Thu   9:00 AM to 10:20 AM

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Course Faculty
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Prerequisites

260.611-612, ME260.709, ME340.703, or consent of instructor

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on class participation and an essay.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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