Medical Life Sciences - M - Molecular immunology


General information

Course name Molecular immunology
Course type Lecture
Course code MF-Immunology
Course coordinator Janßen
Faculty Medical Faculty
Examination office Medical Life Sciences/Agricultural Faculty
Short summary This is a lecture from the Master’s programme Medical Life Sciences, which covers various aspects of molecular immunology.

Information about study level

Study level Master
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Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

Evaluation Oral MC exam for Immunology+Molecular immunology
Frequency Winter term only 90 minutes/week during lecture period (late October – early February)

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B2
Further information on the teaching language For all Medical Life Sciences courses, the minimum requirement for English language skills is B2 of the European Reference Framework.

Information about requirements

Requirements Only for students who attended lecture Immunology (summer term). Medical Life Sciences is a Master’s programme with a two-stage ability assessment with 25 places/year. Interviews will be conducted with interested ERASMUS students.
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Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course content Receptor evolution in the innate/adaptive immune system; animal models in immunology; specificity of the immune system: T-cell and B-cell receptors; immune response regulation by cytokines and growth factors; cell growth and apoptosis; compartmentalisation of pathways; techniques in cellular and molecular immunology. See
Reading list See modul description.
Additional information Information on Master’s programme Medical Life Sciences: