551-0318-00L Immunology II
|Spring Semester 2021
|A. Oxenius, M. Kopf, S. R. Leibundgut, E. Wetter Slack, further lecturers
|yearly recurring course
|Language of instruction
|Introduction into the cellular and molecular basis of the immune system and immune responses against diverse pathogens, tumors, transplants, and self (autoimmunity)
|The lectures will provide a detailed understanding:
- how innate and adaptive immune responses interact at the cellular and molecular level.
- how the immune system recognizes and fights against pathogenic microorganisms including viruses, bacteria, and parasites.
- why lymphocytes tolerate self molecules.
- about function and dysfunction the intestinal immune system.
- immunopathology and inflammatory diseases.
|The aim of lecture is to understand:
> How pathogens are recognized by the innate immune system
> Immune defense against various pathogens
> Immunology of the skin, lung and intestines
> Tumor immunology
> Migration and homing of immune cells
> tolerance and autoimmunity
> T cell memory
|Presentations of the lecturers are available at the Moodle link
|Recommended: Kuby Immunology (Freeman)