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301588 VO Signalling in the Immune System (2020W)

vormals Spezielle Kapitel aus der Immunologie

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Tu 01.12. 09:00-11:00 Digital

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Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

see german version

Tuesday 15.12. 09:00 - 11:00 Digital
Friday 08.01. 12:00 - 13:00 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture series discusses in detail the mechanisms, signals and consequences of lymphocyte activation. Novel findings about DNA-Recombination and hypermutation of antigen receptor genes will be discussed. Also, the basis of hypermutation and autoimmunity will be explained. Furthermore, the recently elucidated functions of neutrophils and NK cells will be presented, with focus on molecular mechanisms of signal transduction and signaling pathways.

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participants have understood the molecular mechanisms of signal transduction and signaling pathways which regulate functions of immune cells.
Maximum points: 12. Usually 4 questions, 3 points/question
Grading key: <6,5 = 5 (insufficient); 6,5 – 7,8 = 4 (sufficient); 7,9 – 9,2 = 3 (satisfactory); 9,3 – 10,6 = 2 (good); 10,7 - 12 = 1 (very good)

Examination topics

Content of the course. Lectures in English, exam in German and English

Reading list

Course documents in Moodle. Information on the literature available on the slides in Moodle.

Association in the course directory

MMEI II-3.2, MMEI III, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04

Last modified: Mo 05.10.2020 13:50