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HST 175/176
Cellular and Molecular Immunology

Term: Fall

Course Director(s): Shiv S. Pillai, Bobby J. Cherayil
Time:
W/F 9am-12pm
Location:
HMS: MEC 209
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
7.05
Restrictions:
Limited to 45. Only HST students may register under HST.175, graded P/D/F.
MIT Units:
6-0-6 (G-Level Credit )
Harvard Units:
4 (B)
Covers cells and tissues of the immune system, lymphocyte development, the structure and function of antigen receptors, the cell biology of antigen processing and presentation including molecular structure and assembly of MHC molecules, lymphocyte activation, the biology of cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interactions, and the pathogenesis of immunologically mediated diseases. Consists of lectures and tutorials in which clinical cases are discussed with faculty tutors. Details of each case covering a number of immunological issues in the context of disease are posted on a student website.