Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 lectures (three a week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||At least 37.5 points of theory and 12.5 points of practical 200-level subjects from microbiology and immunology, biochemistry, pathology, physiology, anatomy, cell biology or genetics.BBiomedSc students: 521-213 and 536-250.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorMrs Sandra Jocelyn Uren, Prof Francis Robert Carbone
|Subject Overview:|| |
By the completion of the course the students should understand and be able to describe:
The subject will include coverage of the development, function and regulation of cells of the immune system; immunoglobulins; cytokines; immunological mechanisms operating in immunity to infectious disease; autoimmunity; hypersensitivity; and transplantation and tumour immunology.
|Assessment:||A 1-hour written examination held mid-semester (20%); a 3-hour written examination in the examination period (80%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Cellular and Molecular Immunology (A K Abbas and A H Lichtman.), 5th updated edn, 2005|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 BSc), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject. |
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