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Course Code: 
MDP 240
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to teach concepts of basic immunology
Course Content: 

What Is Immunology? Innate and Adaptive Immunology, Antigen/Antibody, Cellular and Humoral Immunity, Hypersensitivity Reactions, Cancer Immunology, Autoimmunity.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion,
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Explains the basic principles of immunology

1,2

A

2) Explains the innate and adaptive Immunity

1,2,3

A

3) Explains antigen/antibody relation

1,2,3

A

4) Relates antibody structure to monoclonal drugs

1,2,3

A

5) Explains hypersensitivity reactions

1,2,3

A

6) Correlate the status of immune response with

drug interaction.

1,2,3

A

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction to Immunology

Referred book, lecture notes

2

Hematopoiesis

Referred book, lecture notes

3

Innate Immunity

Referred book, lecture notes

4

Adaptive Immunity

Referred book, lecture notes

5

Cellular Immunity

Referred book, lecture notes

6

Humoral Immunity

Referred book, lecture notes

7

Cytokines and HLDA

Referred book, lecture notes

8

INfection and Immunity

Referred book, lecture notes

9

Hypersensitivity Reactions

Referred book, lecture notes

10

Cancer Immunology

Referred book, lecture notes

11

Autoimmunity

Referred book, lecture notes

12

Drugs produced with Monoclonal Antibody Technology  

Referred book, lecture notes

13

Immunological Laboratory Tests

Referred book, lecture notes

14

Overview of Immunology

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Basic Immunology. Functions and Disorders of Immune System. Abul K. Abbas Saunders 2011

Additional Resources

Lecture notes (slides)

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 
 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

100

Quizzes

-

-

Assignment

-

-

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

To educate briefly, on anatomy, structure and function of primary immune organs, such as bone marrow, thymus and secondary immune organs lymph nodes and spleen

   

X

   

2

To educate on basic features of immune response

   

X

   

3

To educate on antigen/antibody interactions

   

X

   

4

To educate on monoclonal antibody technology

   

X

   

5

To provide basic information on hypersensitivity reactions

     

X

 

6

To provide basic information on cancer immunology

   

X

   

7

To educate on immune response mechanisms to bacteria, fungus, virus and parasites

   

X

   

8

To educate on importance of immune system reactions to medications

   

X

   

9

To educate on infection and immunity

   

X

   

10

To prepare the students on immunological events for their future professional life.

   

X

   
 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 14 x Total course hours)

14

2

28

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

14

2

28

Mid-terms

1

10

10

Ödev

-

-

-

Final examination

1

10

10

Total Work Load

 

 

76

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

3,04

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

3