Universität Wien FIND

330024 VO Structure and Function of the Immune System (2019W)

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 02.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 7 (Raum 2Z210) 2.OG
Friday 04.10. 10:45 - 13:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 7 (Raum 2Z210) 2.OG
Monday 07.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 4 (Raum 2Z221) 2.OG
Wednesday 09.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 7 (Raum 2Z210) 2.OG
Friday 11.10. 10:45 - 13:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 7 (Raum 2Z210) 2.OG
Monday 14.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 4 (Raum 2Z221) 2.OG
Wednesday 16.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 7 (Raum 2Z210) 2.OG
Friday 18.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 7 (Raum 2Z210) 2.OG
Monday 21.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 4 (Raum 2Z221) 2.OG
Wednesday 23.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 7 (Raum 2Z210) 2.OG
Friday 25.10. 11:30 - 14:00 UZA2 Hörsaal 4 (Raum 2Z221) 2.OG
Monday 28.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 4 (Raum 2Z221) 2.OG
Wednesday 30.10. 09:45 - 12:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 7 (Raum 2Z210) 2.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Objectives
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.

Contents
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

Methods
Power point presentations will be available via LMS
Journal articles and reviews on current topics of Structur and Function of the Immune System after prior announcement

Assessment and permitted materials

Final written exam, 60 min, multiple choice

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

at least 60% of maximum points to pass the exam
Valuation key:
1–very good (100,00-90,00%)
2–good (89,99-80,00%)
3–satisfactory (79,99-70,00%)
4–adequate (69,99-60,00%)
5–insufficient (59,99-0,00%)

Examination topics

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

Reading list

Text books
Rink, L., Kruse, A., Haase, H. Immunologie für Einsteiger, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag; 2. Auflage 2015, ISBN 978-3-6624-4842-7 , http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC08985318

Schütt, C., Bröker, B. Grundwissen Immunologie, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag; 3. Auflage 2011, ISBN 9783827426475, http://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC08296255

Murphy, K.M., Weaver, C. Janeway Immunologie, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag; 9. Auflage 2018, ISBN: 978-3662560037

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