Introduction to the immune system with an emphasis on mammalian models. Course focuses on the cellular and molecular levels of the immune system in health and disease. Topics include recognition of antigens, development of lymphocyte repertoires, and adaptive immune responses.
Successful completion of BIO 111/113, CHE 115, and one of the following: BIO 201, 202, or 208/238 are required. Not open to students with credit for BIO 337. Limited to juniors and seniors or permission of instructor. One laboratory meeting per week. Satisfies Group A.