Bi9480 Immunology of parasitic diseases

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
RNDr. JIří Salát, Ph.D. (lecturer), prof. RNDr. Milan Gelnar, CSc. (deputy)
Mgr. Iveta Hodová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Milan Gelnar, CSc.
Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Bi6330 Parasitology || B6330 Parasitology || SOUHLAS
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main objective of this course is: to explain immune response against parasite infections, including protozoans, helmints and ectoparasitic artrophods. This course is useful especially for students of parasitology, which will learn additional facts about parasite – host interactions. Attendants of the course should have basic knowledge of immunology from the past.
  • 1. Immunity systems and mechanisms 2. Experimental immunoparasitology 3. Plasmodium and malaria 4. Leishmania a leishmaniosis 5. African trypanosomiasis 6. Toxoplasma 7. Schistosoma 8. Gastrointestinal hematodes 9. Nematodes invading tissues 10. Immunity against ectoparasites 11. Parasites and vaccination
  • K.S. Warren: Immunology and molecular biology of parasitic infection, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford 1993.
  • Doporučená literautura viz osnova přednášky
  • D.Wakelin: Immunity to parasites, Cambridge University Press 1996.
Assessment methods
oral exam
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught once in two years.
Information on the per-term frequency of the course: Předmět se vypisuje v sudých letech.
The course is taught: in blocks.
General note: Vypisuje se v sudých letech.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Minimálně tři studenti.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2020.
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