BIO 315 Immunology

The principles of immunology are presented, including the general properties of the immune response, lymphocyte specificity and activation, immunogenetics, antigen-antibody interactions, congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies, the functions of cytokines and serology. The laboratory includes exercises and experiments illustrating the lecture topics. One 3-1/2 hour laboratory period per week with laboratory fee. PREREQUISITES: BIO201, BIO202, BIO213 or BIO305, CHE211 and CHE212 or permission of the instructor