This unit is designed to cover more advanced concepts of immunology. At the completion of the unit, you should have an understanding of the components of the immune system and their interactions as well as the major defence mechanisms of the body against different types of infection. Other specialised areas of immunology, including inappropriate and allergic responses, anti-tumour responses and transplantation immunology will be considered. Hands on practical classes will reinforce the lecture coverage and provide an introduction to techniques used in the laboratory and for characterising the immune system.
|Unit name||Advanced Immunology for Masters|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Doctor Jack Auty|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Describe the components of the mammalian immune system
- Discuss how the function and regulation of immunity relates to protection against infectious disease
- Communicate complex information regarding the immune system both verbally and in writing, using correct scientific language
- Demonstrate basic competency and understanding of laboratory techniques used in immunological research and diagnostics
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6 hrs weekly lectures/tutorials/practicals
|Assessment||Tutorial Test 1 (10%)|Tutorial Test 2 (10%)|Theory exam (60%)|Short newspaper-style article (5%)|Poster Presentation (5%)|Essay (10%)|
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