Core module "Cellular and molecular immunology" (12 C, 15 SWS) [M.Bio.370]

Learning outcome: Advanced knowledge of principle functions of the mammalian immune system. Understanding of the interaction of the innate and adaptive immune system in defending pathogenic microorganisms. Insights into the origin of immune pathological processes as well as into therapeutical strategies for their treatment. Knowledge of basic immunological techniques.

Core skills: Understanding of techniques for practical immunological research and their interpretation. Students learn to carry out special techniques of immunological basic research on their own. Critical analysis, scientific presentation and discussion of experimental data. Handling of publicly accessible resources for immunological research.


Courses and examinations
1. Lecture „Cellular & molecular immunology" (2 SWS)
2. Seminar and tutorial „Special aspects of immunology" (1 SWS)
3. Methods course "Immunological laboratory practice 101" (full time; 12 SWS)

Prerequisite for examination: protocol(10 p), in agreement with supervisor oral presentation within the work group (15 Min)

Examinations:written examination (90 minutes)


Selection options
elective-compulsory

Admission requirements
Can't be combined with key competence module M.Bio.390 of M.Bio.391.

Number of repeat examinations permitted
Twice

Module applicable in the following degree programmes
MA Developmental, Neural, and Behavioral Biology

Course frequency: Academic Term
each summer semester

Duration
one semesters

Language
English; German in agreement with participants

Maximum number of students
12

Workload: 360 h (210/150 h, Attendance time/Self-study time)

Person responsible for module
Dr. Niklas Engels