Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
402024132006IMMUNOLOGYCompulsory474
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Essential immunology, molecular Immunogy, serological reactions and application methods of seorological reactions,allergy, immun response diseases,immunity and infectious diseases.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. İsmail Karaboz
Learning Outcomes
1Teaching of allergenic reactions
2Teaching of organs and cells of immune system
3Teaching of mechanisms of innate immune response
4Teaching of mechanisms of adaptive immune response
5To gain of knowledge about serological reactions and uses of serological reactions
6To gain of knowledge about prevention of infection diseases
7To be knowledgeable about immune response diseases
8To gain of knowledge about molecular immunology
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic definitions of immunology, organs and cells of immune system, mechanisms of immune response,serological reactions and uses of serological reactions, molecular immunology, allergy
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Cells and organs of ımmun system
2Innate ımmun response, inflammation ,fever, and septic shock, adaptive ımmun responce
3Antigens, T cells, and cellular ımmunty, immunogens and antigens, superantigens
4Prescytotoxic cells and natural killer cells, and T-helper cells
5Antibodies and ımmunity: antibodies, antibody production and complement, clasical and alternative complement activation
6Serology: Primer reactions (ELISA, RIA and FIA), Seconder reactions (Presipitation, Aggutination and applications of seconder reactions
7Serology: agglutinations deal with blood grups, blood grups and importance of blood grups.
8Midterm exam
9Serology: Seconder reactions (complement activation, notralization), Toxin-antitoxin reactions
10Immunity and prevention of infectious diseases,: natural immunity, artificial immun ity, new immunization strategies
11Immun response diseases
12Receptors and ımmunity: receptors in innate and adaptive immunity
13MHC(Major Histocompatability Complex) protein structures ,MHC gens and polimorphism
14Antibody proteins and antigen binding, antibody gens and diversity
15Clonal selection and tolerance; second signals; cytokines and chemokines
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Karaboz,I. 2002. Immunology (Lecture Notes) - Madigan, M.T. and Martınko, J.M. 2006. Brock Biology of Microorganisms,Eleventh Edition, Pearson Education LTD. London.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11212
Final Examination11212
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory000
Team/Group Work326
Report Preparation4312
Report Presentation326
Seminar4312
Self Study326
Individual Study for Homework Problems339
Reading10220
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)123
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