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Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Sydney - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectBiological Sciences
Number & Suffix: 104
Transcript Title: INTRO IMMUNOLOGY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The human immune system not only protects against viruses, bacteria, and parasites, it can prevent the growth of tumors. Sometimes the immune system can be the cause of diseases like multiple sclerosis, Type 1 diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis. This course provides an overview of the immune system and the essential features of immune responses. Students investigate immunology as a basic research science. This includes an introduction to the nature of the cells and molecules involved in the immune response. The course builds on this foundation by introducing the immunological principles underlying the eradication of infectious diseases, successful vaccination strategies, organ transplantation, combatting autoimmune diseases, and treating cancer. The integrated tutorials build on the lecture material as well as provide instructions on how to successfully locate and critically analyze scientific literature. The practical sessions further illustrate particular concepts introduced in the lecture program and provide valuable exposure to a variety of very important immunological techniques. 
Language of Instruction: English
Partner University Department: Central Clinical School 
Partner University Course Number: IMMU2101