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Estelle Bettelli
IMMUN 569
Seattle Campus

Research Conference in T cells in autoimmunity

Weekly group conferences concerning ongoing graduate students and postdoctoral research immunology. Students may register for more than one conference each quarter. Prerequisite: Immunology graduate student and permission of instructor Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

Class description

The course uses a presentation/interactive discussion format with active participation by each student. Students attend this research conference along with other members of the Bettelli lab each week.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

The course uses a presentation/interactive discussion format with active participation by each student. Students attend this research conference along with other members of the Bettelli lab each week.

Recommended preparation

Reading consisting of current scientific literature relevant to the research project of the graduate student, and current Scientific literature relevant to the on-going research in the Bettelli lab. See course syllabus.

Class assignments and grading

Each student makes a formal presentation of his or her research to other members of the Bettelli laboratory no less than once per quarter. Presentations are expected to consist of background (including a brief review of the relevant literature), research goals and hypotheses, research results (both recent and cumulative), summary of the findings, interim conclusions, and discussion of plans for the future. The student must respond to questions and critiques by Dr. Bettelli, post-doctoral fellows, and other students in the laboratory.


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 Peggy A. Mccune
Date: 06/29/2012