Fundamentals of Immunology, part 1, is an online course given by the Rice University. In this course, students learn about body's defenses against disease: how it can identify threats and coordinate counterattacks.
About the course
This course explores immunology, how the body defends itself from constant assault by parasites and pathogens. This course will present the fundamentals of both innate and adaptive immunity, emphasising functional interactions among cells and organs.
- Pathogen recognition
- The division of labor among myeloid, lymphoid and supporting cells
Introductory biology or equivalent.
Classes start: August 18, 2014
Course length: 8 weeks
To register, click here.