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Advanced Immunology, 5 credits (8FO0045)
Course registration is open until September 20
Time:Week 44 2023 - week 3, 2024
Number of students: Maximum 16
In order to be able to benefit from the course, the PhD student needs to have basic knowledge in immunology.
The course will in part be given in parallel with the Master student course Advanced Immunology, with shared lectures and tutorial groups. The PhD students will have separate examination assignments and seminars at the research level.
For detailed information about the course, see the course syllabus.
Theoretical aspects of the following subject areas are dealt with in the course:
- General immunobiology
- Immunogenetics and -pathology
- Regulation of the immune system
- The aetiology and pathophysiology of immunological and inflammatory diseases
- Immunomodulatory treatment and the role of the immune system in development of tumours
- Novel immunological concepts and their application in research projects
The course is examined through an individual written report that is presented and defended orally and through a critical review of another student's report. In addition, active participation in compulsory elements is required for passing the course.
For students who have already completed the course at advanced level, examination is only required through an individual written report which is presented and defended orally at a seminar, and through critical examination of another student's report, in order for the requirements for credits at the postgraduate level to be met.
Admitted to education at research level (PhD-studies).
PhD students are admitted according to the following priority order:
1. PhD students registred at the Faculty of Health Sciences or PhD students strongly connected to the Faculty of Health Sciences registred at other faculties within Linköping University
2. PhD students registred at other faculties within Linköping University
3. PhD students registred at other universities
Participation in the course of other students than above is only possible if there are fewer applicants from the above groups than students to be admitted. Maximally 16 student can attend the course, of whom 8 can participate fully in the ongoing course).
Pass or Fail.
The course organiser will provide a list of relevant literature before the start of the course.
Course coordinator and examiner: Maria Jenmalm, Professor at Division of Infection and Inflammation, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Course co-coordinator: Johanna Raffetseder, PhD, Division of Infection and Inflammation, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Last updated: 2022-12-13