MICR 8200: Building Blocks of the Immune System

MICR 8200 assumes a basic background in immunology and provides detailed coverage of the different components of the adaptive and innate arms of the immune system. It focuses on development and molecular pathways regulating the immune system. The class focuses on development and molecular pathways regulating the immune system, and particular emphasis is placed on experimental approaches to study the immune system. Lectures and readings provide background material but the course also emphasizes discussions of recent literature. It meets 3 times per week for 1.5 hours for half a semester is appropriate for graduate students and clinical fellows.