20544 Selected Topics in Immunology 1

Credits: 3 advanced seminar credits in Life Sciences

Prerequisites: 36 credits in the Sciences, including Immunology and Genetics.1 Students must also fulfill all English requirements and take bibliographic instruction in the Library.

The course is based on a reader, in English, edited by Ruth Lomnitzer and Miriam Souroujon.

Immunology, like other areas in the Life Sciences, is highly dynamic and is developing rapidly. New and up-to-date knowledge is published continuously in professional literature on innovations and developments as well as their applications in Medicine, Biotechnology, Cell Research, Molecular Biology and other Life Science fields.

Topics: Inter-cell communication in the immune system; Apoptosis (programmed cell death) as a control mechanism in the immune system; Innovative aspects of prevention and treatment of diseases by immunological means.

1or the previous version of the course, From Mendelism to Genetic Engineering.