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330024 VO Structure and Function of the Immune System (2014W)


max. 80 participants
Language: German

Examination dates



MO 3.11.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4
MI 5.11.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4
FR 7.11.2014 12:30-14 Uhr HS 4
MO 10.11.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4
MI 12.11.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4
FR 14.11.2014 12:30-14 Uhr HS 4
MO 17.11.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4
MI 19.11.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4
FR 21.11.2014 12:30-14 Uhr HS 4
MO 24.11.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4
MI 26.11.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4
FR 28.11.2014 11-12:30 Uhr HS 4
MO 1.12.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4
MI 3.12.2014 8:30-10 Uhr HS 4


Aims, contents and method of the course

General anatomy of the immune system
Bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, helminths
Innate immunity, cells and molecules
Cross-talk between innate and adaptive immune response
Adaptive immune response, cells and molecules, immunological memory
Dysfunctions of the immune system

Assessment and permitted materials

Final written exam, 90 min (multiple choice, minimum requirement: 60%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students will understand the basics in immunology, the structure of the immune system, the functions of its components as well as the methods of communication within the immunological network when fighting various pathogens. They see how the system works and will get an insight into its pathophysiological implications.

Examination topics

Lectures on the topics listed above, power point presentations, disscussion of pertinent literature

Reading list

Power point presentations will be available via LMS
Journal articles and reviews on current topics of immunology/immune system after prior announcement
Murphy, K.M.: Janeway´s Immunobiology, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, 8. Auflage, 2011, ISBN-No. 0815342438
Schütt, C., Broeker, B.: Grundwissen Immunologie, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, 3. Auflage, 2011, ISBN-No. 3827426464

Association in the course directory

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