535-0830-00L  Pharmaceutical Immunology

SemesterHerbstsemester 2020
DozierendeC. Halin Winter, V. Collado Diaz, N. Haghayegh Jahromi
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung

KurzbeschreibungThe lecture provides an introduction to basic immunology. In addition, a particular focus is set on concepts and mechanisms that are of pharmaceutical relevance.
LernzielStudents know and understand:
-- The basic concepts and mechanisms of innate and adaptive immunity
- How different immunologic processes act in concert during the development and regulation of the immune response
-The mechanisms of action of drugs (selected examples) that modulate the immune response
InhaltThe lecture closely follows the Janeway’s Immunobiology Textbook (Chapters 1-11):
- Basic concepts in immunology
- Innate immunity: the first line of defense
- Innate immunity: induced responses
- Antigen recognition by T and B cells
- Generation of antigen receptors
- Antigen presentation to T lymphocytes
- Lymphocyte receptor signalling
- Development of T and B cells
- T-cell-mediated immunity
- The humoral immune response
- Integrated dynamics of innate and adaptive immunity
SkriptElectronic access to the lecture notes (pdf files) will be provided via Ilias / myStudies.
LiteraturJaneway's ImmunoBiology, 9th Edition, by Kenneth Murphy & Casey Weaver
Garland Science 2017, ISBN: 9780815345510
Chapters 1 - 11