Advanced Topics in Immunology

Course ID: 
MIR 508
Description: 

Advanced Topics in Immunology (MIR 508) is the flagship course of the Immunology training program. This course is offered every year in the spring semester and is a core course requirement for all the students enrolled in the Immunology Graduate Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.  The course is coordinated by Dr. Yasmin Thanavala and Dr. Aimin Jiang and is team taught by Immunology faculty from both clinical and scientific departments at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Lectures concentrate on an in-depth analysis of a variety of issues in current immunology. The course emphasizes current literature, problem solving and data evaluation.  The topics covered encompass all the cutting edge subjects in immunology such as lymphocyte homing, angiogenesis, heat-shock proteins, T cell signaling, selection and tolerance, antigen processing and presentation via the MHC class I and II pathways, MHC gene activation, and methods of crosspriming.  The lectures also deal with topics related to vaccine development, bone marrow transplantation, immunodeficiencies, leukemias and lymphomas and the epigenetic regulation of immune genes.

Semester: 
Spring
Credit Hours: 
4
Day: 
Tuesday
Thursday
Time: 
9:00 am to 10:20 am
Notes: 

MIR-508 ADVANCED TOPICS IN IMMUNOLOGY - Spring 2016

Lectures will be given from 9 - 10:20 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays
CGP, Rm. L5-301 (Immunology Small Conference Room)

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