HST.176 Cellular and Molecular Immunology


Class Info

Covers cells and tissues of the immune system, lymphocyte development, the structure and function of antigen receptors, the cell biology of antigen processing and presentation including molecular structure and assembly of MHC molecules, lymphocyte activation, the biology of cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interactions, and the pathogenesis of immunologically mediated diseases. Consists of lectures and tutorials in which clinical cases are discussed with faculty tutors. Details of each case covering a number of immunological issues in the context of disease are posted on a student website. Only HST students may register under HST.175, graded P/D/F. Limited to 45.

This class has 7.05 as a prerequisite.

HST.176 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by B. Cherayil and S. Pillai.

Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Wednesdays and Fridays in MEC-209.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Cellular and Molecular Immunology site.

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