MICR 8202 – Integration and Diversification of the Immune System

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MICR 8202 – Integration and Diversification of the Immune System

SPRING MODULE 2, 2013

PLACE:  BEC, McKim Room 1023     TIME:  MWF 10:30 - 12:00

REQUIRED TEXT: Janeway's Immunobiology. Kenneth

Murphy. Eighth Edition. Garland Science Publishing.

 

Date Lecturer

Topic

BLOCK 1

 

 

Mar 27

Engelhard Antigen Presenting Cells

*Mar 28

Bullock Induction of Primary Responses and T Cell Memory

Mar 29

Engelhard Immune Cell Trafficking

Apr 1

Braciale CD4 T Cell Differentiation

Apr 3

Braciale

T Cell Effector Mechanisms

Apr 5

No Class

Apr 8

Braciale T Cell Effector Mechanisms

Apr 10

Erickson/Bender Induction of the Antibody Response

Apr 12

Bender Peripheral B Cell Subsets and Maturation of the Antibody Response

Apr 15

Erickson B Cell Memory and Plasma Cells



BLOCK 2

 

 

Apr 17

Ravi Cell Death and Turnover in the Immune System
Apr 19 Hahn

Immunity to Viruses and Intracellular Bacteria

Apr 22

Petri Immunity to Extracellular Bacteria and Evasion Strategies

Apr 24

Petri Immunity to Protozoan Parasites and Evasion Strategies

Apr 26

Woodfolk Immunology and Biology of IgE/Th2 Responses

Apr 29

Lorenz Immunity of the Gut

May 1

Tung Tolerance

May 3

Tung Autoimmunity

May 6

Tung Autoimmunity (continuation)

 

*Please note that this lecture will be held on a Thursday from 10:30-12, and there will be no class on April 5th.

There will be two (2) exams each valued at 10 points per lecture.  Exams will be a closed book, take home format.  Exam 1 will be available on a Friday and are due the following Monday, whereas Exam 2 will be held mid-week as scheduled for final exams.

 

Last Lecture Exam Date (tentative)

Block 1            Apr 15                             Weekend of Apr 20

Block 2            May 6                              Mid-Week, May 8-10