Bi9480 Imunology of parasitic diseases

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2005
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
RNDr. Jan Kopecký, CSc. (lecturer), prof. RNDr. Milan Gelnar, CSc. (deputy)
RNDr. Božena Koubková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Milan Gelnar, CSc.
Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Milan Gelnar, CSc.
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
Overview of current knowledge on immunity of host organisms against selected groups of parasites including parasitic protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites. Relationship of parasite life cycles and particular immunity mechanisms will be focussed, imumnopathology of parasitic infections, Special interest will be devoted to progress in vaccine development.
  • 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 Recommended literature: D.Wakelin: Immunity to parasites, Cambridge University Press 1996. K.S. Warren: Immunology and molecular biology of parasitic infection, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford 1993.
  • Doporučená literautura viz osnova přednášky
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 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2020.
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