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Module INTRODUCTION TO IMMUNOLOGY

Module code: BI301
Credits: 5
Semester: 1
Department: BIOLOGY
International: Yes
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Topics covered include: cellular and non-cellular components of the innate and adaptive immune system, the structure and downstream signalling pathways of the B cell receptor (including VDJ rearrangements), T cell receptor, cytokine receptors and pattern recognition receptors, the role of the professional antigen presenting cells in initiating the adaptive immune response, the roles of the effector T cells and B cells in the immune response to pathogen, the structure and role of Major Histocompatibility complex (MHC) Class I and Class II molecules, the antigen processing pathways.

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