551-0317-00L  Immunology I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2022
LecturersM. Kopf, A. Oxenius
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
551-0317-00 VImmunology I2 hrs
Tue08:15-10:00HG G 3 »
M. Kopf, A. Oxenius

Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction into structural and functional aspects of the immune system.
Basic knowledge of the mechanisms and the regulation of an immune response.
ObjectiveIntroduction into structural and functional aspects of the immune system.
Basic knowledge of the mechanisms and the regulation of an immune response.
Content- Introduction and historical background
- Innate and adaptive immunity, Cells and organs of the immune system
- B cells and antibodies
- Generation of diversity
- Antigen presentation and Major Histoincompatibility (MHC) antigens
- Thymus and T cell selection
- Autoimmunity
- Cytotoxic T cells and NK cells
- Th1 and Th2 cells, regulatory T cells
- Allergies
- Hypersensitivities
- Vaccines, immune-therapeutic interventions
Lecture notesElectronic access to the documentation will be provided. The link can be found at "Lernmaterialien"
Literature- Kuby, Immunology, 9th edition, Freemen + Co., New York, 2020
Prerequisites / NoticeFor D-BIOL students Immunology I (WS) and Immunology II (SS) will be examined as one learning entity in a "Sessionsprüfung". All other students write separate exams for Immunology I and Immunology II. All exams (combined exam Immunology I and II, individual exams) are offered in each exam session.
CompetenciesCompetencies
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesassessed
Techniques and Technologiesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesfostered
Decision-makingassessed
Media and Digital Technologiesfostered
Problem-solvingassessed
Project Managementfostered
Social CompetenciesCommunicationfostered
Cooperation and Teamworkfostered
Customer Orientationfostered
Leadership and Responsibilityfostered
Self-presentation and Social Influence fostered
Sensitivity to Diversityassessed
Negotiationfostered
Personal CompetenciesAdaptability and Flexibilityfostered
Creative Thinkingfostered
Critical Thinkingassessed
Integrity and Work Ethicsfostered
Self-awareness and Self-reflection assessed
Self-direction and Self-management assessed

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a two-semester course together with 551-0318-00L Immunology II (next semester)
For programme regulationsBachelor's Degree Programme in Biology 2013; Version 10.03.2020
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Biology 2020; Version 07.04.2022
Master's Degree Programme in Biology 2017; Version 13.10.2022
ECTS credits6 credits
Performance assessment as a semester course (other programmes)
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersA. Oxenius, M. Kopf
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 60 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationFür Studenten des D-BIOL bilden Immunologie I (Herbstsemester) und Immunologie II (Frühlingssemester) einen Jahreskurs und werden am Ende des Frühlingssemsters in einer schriftlichen Sessionsprüfung gemeinsam geprüft.
Die Sessionsprüfungung Immunology I + II sowie die Sessionsprüfung in Immunologie I (nur für diejenigen Studenten, welche nur Immunologie I belegen) können in deutsch oder englisch absolviert werden.
Written aidsKeine ausser Diktionär.
Online examinationThe examination may take place on the computer.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

 
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