This course is taught by Dr. Eric Bortz (Biology Department).

This course presents a study of the fundamental concepts of immunology including cells and tissues of the immune system, innate immunity, lymphocyte development, antigenicity, cytokine signaling, antibody responses, immunotherapies and vaccines. Discusses comparative immunological evolution of non-human species. Emphasizes immunological aspects of human disease including host-pathogen interactions, autoimmune diseases, immunodeficiencies and cancer.

The prerequisites for this course are BIOL A242 with a minimum grade of C and BIOL A252 with a minimum grade of C.

This course is cross-listed with BIOL A471.

Registration Restrictions: Underage students may not enroll in this course.