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330024 VO Structure and Function of the Immune System (2016W)


max. 80 participants
Language: German

Examination dates




Mi 05.10.2016, 09:45 - 11:45 Uhr, HS 4, UZA II

Fr 07.10.2016, 09:00 - 11:00 Uhr, SE 562, UZA II

Mi 12.10.2016, 12:00 - 14:00 Uhr, SE 562, UZA II

Fr 14.10.2016, 09:00 - 11:00 Uhr, SE 562, UZA II

Mo 17.10.2016, 09:00 - 11:00 Uhr, SE 560, UZA II

Mi 19.10.2016, 09:00 - 11:00 Uhr, SE 560, UZA II

Fr 21.10.2016, 09:00 - 11:00 Uhr, SE 560, UZA II

Mo 24.10.2016, 09:45 - 11:45 Uhr, HS 4, UZA II

Fr 28.10.2016, 09:00 - 12:00 Uhr, SE 560, UZA II

Mo 31.10.2016, 09:00 - 12:00 Uhr, SE Raum 2A502, Melchior Neumayersaal UZA II


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 requirements: 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

Powerpoint-Präsentationen der Vorlesungen werden über Lernplattform zur Verfügung gestellt
Artikel/Übersichtsartikel zu aktuellen Themen im Bereich Ernährung und Immunologie nach Ankündigung
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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