IMMUNOLOGY OF ENVIRONMENTAL DISEASE Syllabus
Course Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Define the basic components of the immune system
- Explain a basic immune response to environmental agents
- Describe the relationship between environmental agents and pathologic changes associated with major diseases like heart disease and cancer
- Analyze manuscripts in environmental immunology
Examines the effect of natural and chemical environmental agents on the immune system that result in chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer, allergy/ asthma and autoimmune diseases like diabetes. Students learn basic immunology, toxicology and the pathogenesis of disease and apply their knowledge to analyze manuscripts in environmental immunology.
PhD Tox and MHS students in Tox track in EHS
Methods of Assessment
Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on exams and class participation/worksheets.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade
A background in biology and chemistry.
Academic Ethics Code
The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:
Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.
Disability Support Services
If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: email@example.com, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.