B10 511 Immunology 3(2-2) F,S Prerequisite: B10 210 or 310. Fundamental principles of immunology and serology. Lecture emphasis on the structure and function of antigens and antibodies, antigen-antibody interactions, other serologic reactions, immunoglobulin formation, immunochemistry, immunogenetics, autoimmunity, immunosuppression, transplantation immunology and immunologic methods. Laboratory emphasis on immunologic techniques for investigative as well as clinical application.
Course Information: The textbook for the course is Kuby
Immunology (4th Edition) by
Goldsby and others. The laboratory manual is entitled Immunology, a Laboratory
Manual (2nd Edition) by Richard Myers. Both books are required. The instructor
follows the subject presentation prepared by the authors of the textbook and lab
manual, but the student finds it necessary to read assigned chapters. Lecture and
laboratory notes are an important source of study for examinations.
Check out a list of Web Sites that are useful to the BIO 511 student!
You may view some candid shots shown below of BIO 511 students working in the laboratory. Click on the image for a larger view!
The ELISA Home Page is a
basic course in making ELISA
Immunology Hot-Links is a new link to several sites that contain immunology information. Included are immunology department homepages and immunology journal homepages.
Students can participate in an online discussion of science careers with noted
scientists and employers through Career Workshops.
Go to the Microbiology/Immunology
Go to the Biology HomePage
You may wish to visit Dr. Myers' personal HomePage.
Send email to Richard L. Myers, Ph.D. who maintains this page.
This page last updated September 22, 2005.