HT175.0

Cellular and Molecular Immunology

Credits: 4 CREDITS (Basic Science)
Sites: HMS
Director(s): Bobby Cherayil, Shiv Pillai
Prerequisites: Biology and basic molecular biology suggested.
Offered: Fall.
Location: HMS - Harvard Medical School (0)
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Description: Covers cells and tissues of the immune system, lymphocyte development, the structure and function of antigen receptors, the cell biology of antigen processing and presentation including molecular structure and assembly of MHC molecules, the biology of cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interactions, and the pathogenesis of immunologically mediated diseases. Consists of lectures and tutorials in which clinical cases will be discussed with faculty tutors.