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BIOL 333 - Immunology and Hematology

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FA. How does the human body defend against pathogens? How does our defense system distinguish between our own cells and foreign invaders? This course examines mechanisms underlying the intricate work of the defense network, including the innate and adaptive immune systems. Practical topics such as vaccines, AIDS, allergy, transplantation, and autoimmunity are also discussed. The course includes lectures, class discussions of scientific papers, labs, and an independent research project. Hematologic concepts and practices are addressed in laboratory sessions. Prerequisite: BIOL 141  or BIOL 161 .  Lab fee: $70.



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