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Deborah Fuller
CONJ 539
Seattle Campus

Modern Approaches to Vaccines

Covers selected topics based on recent publications in viral and bacterial vaccine research. Emphasizes understanding that latest advanced and issues in vaccine discovery, mechanisms of action, and special topics in viral vaccines. Offered: Sp.

Class description

Focus on the fundamentals of vaccines: How vaccines are designed and formulated and the immune mechanisms of vaccine protection from pathogens with an emphasis on viral vaccines. Guest lecturers will discuss cutting edge approaches for vaccine discovery and innovation. Students will learn how vaccines work and the latest approaches in vaccine innovation. Students will also learn how grant applications are reviewed and scored through participation in a mock NIH style vaccines study section and review of real vaccine grant applications donated by various principle investigators in the field.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Deborah Fuller
Date: 09/25/2013