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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Introduction to Immunology
Course Number: MICR 26
Course Objectives:
  • Students will be able to examine the structure of the five classes of immunoglobulins and evaluate the role of the specific and nonspecific structural regions relative to immune function.
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast innate and adaptive immunity.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the contributions of B and T lymphocytes in the specific immune response.
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast MHC Class I and II and their respective roles in the presentation of intracellular and extracellular antigen.
  • Students will be able to analyze and evaluate various immunological assays as to their utility for a particular application.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the nature and efficacy of physical and chemical barriers of the innate immune response.
  • Students will be able to describe the role of antigen presenting cells in eliciting an effective immune response to bacterial and viral infection.
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast direct and indirect methods of identifying antibody bound to antigen.
  • Students will be able to interpret the results of laboratory tests utilizing the following techniques; ELISA, Western Blot, and immunoradial diffusion
  • Students will be able to formulate an hypothesis for the treatment of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus using immunotherapy based on an understanding of immune system structure and function.
  • Students will be able to describe the use of antibodies in identifying specific antigen in tissue slides.
  • Students will be able to validate the role of typing and cross-matching in solid organ transplantation.