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Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

David Koelle
PABIO 590
Seattle Campus

Selected Topics

Individual offerings focusing on topics such as pathogenesis, immunology, virology, disease agents, bioinformatics and grant writing. Small lecture format. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

Class description

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

Recommended preparation

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.


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 David Koelle
Date: 03/06/2006