BIOL 417
Translational Immunology: From Bench to Bedside
Last Offered Fall 2016
Division III
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

Recent advances in the field of immunology have led to the development of new approaches to prevent and treat diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. Drugs that modulate the body’s natural immune response have become powerful tools in treating the world’s major diseases–infection, autoimmunity and cancer. This course will use readings from the primary literature to explore central themes involved in translating basic research to new clinical and therapeutic approaches. Topics will include vaccine development, transplantation immunology, autoimmunity and cancer immunotherapy.
The Class: Format: seminar; seminar/conference
Limit: 12
Expected: 12
Class#: 1187
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: class participation and several short papers
Prerequisites: BIOL 202; open to juniors and seniors
Enrollment Preferences: senior biology majors who have not taken a 400-level course; then juniors
Unit Notes: does not satisfy the distribution requirement for the Biology major
Distributions: Division III
Attributes: PHLH Biomedical Determinants of Health

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