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BABS3041 provides a broad coverage of immunology. The course is for students majoring in Medical Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biomolecular Science, Medical Science and other areas related to human health who are interested in gaining knowledge in Immunology. The course will first introduce the multiple components of the immune system, their functions, interactions and regulations during immune responses. Then the applied and clinical aspects of immunology will be introduced, including allergy, immunodeficiency, immune system and cancer, vaccination, autoimmunity, engineering antibodies, diagnostic immunology and immunological research strategies. The practical program introduces students to critical immunological techniques such as immune cell stimulation, immunological assays and flow cytometry. The course also introduces students to critical evaluation of immunological issues of community importance and literature.

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Offering Terms

Term 1



Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: BIOC2101 or (BIOC2181and MICR2011) or (BIOC2181 and BABS2202)

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