First Semester - 20 points
The immune response is important in protecting the host from infection and cancer. This paper will analyse the interaction between the host immune system, microorganisms and neoplasia. In particular it will examine the challenge faced by the host, the host’s response to infection and cancer, and how we can harness the power of the immune response for treatment and prevention of infectious diseases and cancer.
MICR 464 is a tutorial-based paper. The paper consists of five modules, with each module comprised of two tutorials.
Students will be expected to read research papers on a variety of medical microbiology and immunology topics and be prepared to discuss these in the tutorials.
Tutorials start Wednesday 8 March, 8.30am in Room 208, Microbiology Building. Other than the introduction, each module is a 2 week block.
Students are encouraged to contact staff by email to make arrangements for a time to discuss course-related matters.
For more information on this course, please contact Associate Professor James Ussher.