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740384A Introduction to immunology, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 740384A  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Introduction to immunology  Abbreviation Introd to immun 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3254 Biochemistry 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine 

Teachers
Name
Zhi Chen 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 credits

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Timing 

B.Sc. yr3 spring or M.Sc yr1-yr2 spring

 
Learning outcomes 

After the course students will be able to understand, identify, analyze and apply essential concepts of cellular and molecular components and mechanisms of immunology, and integrate their previous knowledge of molecular and cellular biology and protein chemistry with immunology and immunobiochemistry instances

 
Contents 

The course handles the basis of immunology, covering cells and mechanisms of innate and adaptive immune responses (inflammation, anti-microbial and anti-viral defenses, T-cell activation, antibody production, etc.). The course also offers insights into the physiopathology of the immune responses (chronic inflammation, allergy, autoimmune disorders, transplantation and cancer) and the clinical (immunotherapy, cytokine therapy, etc.) and industrial (monoclonal antibodies, ELISA and immunodiagnostics, etc.) applications of immunological processes.

 
Mode of delivery 

Face to face teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures (14 h), a written home exercise, and a final exam.

 
Target group 

Major and minor subject undergraduates

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Preliminary required courses: Molekyylibiologia I, Protein chemistry I and Cellular biology, or equivalent basic molecular biology, protein chemistry and cell biology studies.

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

-

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Home exercise, final exam

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.

 
Grading 

1-5/fail

 
Person responsible 

Zhi Jane Chen

 
Working life cooperation 

No

 
Other information 

This module is the same as 743666S Introduction to immunology. Location of instruction: Kontinkangas campus.

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Introduction to immunology  Course  Zhi Chen  01.02.21 -19.02.21

Future examinations
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Introduction to immunology exam Kkangas exam  Exam  Zhi Chen  01.03.21
registration period has not begun Introduction to immunology exam Kkangas exam  Exam  Zhi Chen  22.03.21
registration period has not begun Introduction to immunology exam kkangas exam  Exam  Zhi Chen  14.04.21