Edward A Clark
Addresses the mechanisms of cellular homeostasis, balancing cells of immune system, programmed cell death, immune surveillance, cancer immunotherapy. Companion course with IMMUN 536. Prerequisite: graduate standing in Immunology; other graduate students with permission of instructor. Offered: Sp, odd years.
"Host Defense to Cancer" is offered during the first 5 weeks of Spring Quarter during ODD numbered years only -- 2011, 2013, etc. A two-part course, 533 is offered on alternate years with Immun 535 "Host Defense to Infection", which is offered in EVEN numbered years only -- 2010, 2012, etc. Course chair for both is Dr. Edward A. Clark. This course addresses the biology and pathobiology of lymphocyte quiescence, programmed cell death, immune surveillance, immune regulation, anti-cancer immunotherapy and vaccines, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, and immunity to infections observed in compromised hosts such as HIV.
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Open only to graduate students in the IMMUNOLOGY PH.D. program. Other graduate students (i.e. MCB) may contact the course chair for permission to enroll. Please be prepared to provide your transcripts and current course of study/research.
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