Individual offerings focusing on topics such as pathogenesis, immunology, virology, disease agents, bioinformatics and grant writing. Small lecture format. Credit/no-credit only. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
Introduction to concepts of innate immunity. Course will focus on toll-like receptors, innate lymphocytes including NK, NKT, and gamma-delta T cells, and type I interferon. Medical applications and examples will be emphasized.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures including guest lectures. Short student presentations and short take-home essay
Immunology course, either senior undergrad or general graduate level. Ability to interpret primary scientific literature.
Class assignments and grading
Read 1-2 primary articles prior to lectures. Short presentation to class on topic of interest to student. Short, take-home essay question.
Principally presentation and essay, with some evaluation of class participation.