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
- Mon 18. 2. to Fri 17. 5. Mon 9:00–10:50 A36-212
- 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 semester class discussion - students should study in advance english literature, study materials available on IS
- Assessment methods
- Credits are granted for active participation at the class discussions and final oral exam. Attendance of the lectures is not mandatory but strongly recommended for fluent understanding of the educated subjects. During oral exam students must explain the chosen topic from past lectures and be able to explain its connection with other immunology subjects. Evaluation by the teacher, 50% of correct answers is needed to pass.
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Na předmět se vztahuje povinnost registrace, bez registrace může být znemožněn zápis předmětu!
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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