PřF:Bi8250 Dev. and Comp. Immunology - Course Information
Bi8250 Developmental and Comparative ImmunologyFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- doc. RNDr. Pavel Hyršl, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- doc. RNDr. Pavel Hyršl, Ph.D.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Pavel Hyršl, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
- Thu 11:00–12:50 BR1
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- Bi5220 Immunology
- 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 the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- At the end of this course, students should be able to: understand and be able to explain differences in immune system between main animal groups; compare immune system of invertebrates and vertebrates; interpret scientific articles about invertebrate and vertebrate immunology; determine differences in human immune system in contrast to other mammals;
- 1. Introduction, defence mechanisms of organisms
- 2. Invertebrate immunology - evolutionary diagram of immune reactions
- 3. Porifera and Cnidaria (Diblastistica), Nemathelmintes, Nemertea
- 4. Sipunculida, Annelida, Mollusca
- 5. Antennata (mainly Insecta)
- 6. Urochordata, Echinodermata, Cephalochordata
- 7. Vertebrate immunology evolutionary diagram of immune reactions
- 8. Fish (Pisces) immunity
- 9. Amphibian (Amphibia) immunity
- 10. Reptiles (Reptilia) immunity
- 11. Birds (Aves) immunity
- 12. Comparison with mammals immune system
- Comparative immunology. info
- Turner R. J.: Immunology: A Comparative Approach, John Wiley & Sons Inc. 1994.
- BECKAGE, N. E. Insect immunology. 1st ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2008. 348 s. ISBN 9780123739766. info
- CRUSE, Julius M. and Robert Edwin LEWIS. Illustrated dictionary of immunology. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 1994. 327 s.,6. ISBN 084934557X. info
- Teaching methods
- lectures, 2x per semestre class discussion - students should study in advance english literature, study materials available on IS
- Assessment methods
- final written test, oral exam
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.