IMMUNITY unit A
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide the molecular basis on the regulation of innate and acquired immun eresponse to viurs and bacteria.
Course contents summary
Prof. Paolo Borghetti (2 CFU: 16 hours).
1) Theory (1 CFU: 8 hours)
Molecular aspects of innate and acquired immunity against biological agents:
- Immunity to virus;
- Immunity to bacteria
Molecular mechanisms of endotoxic and septic shock
2) Lab Practicals (1CFU: 8 hours)
Evaluation of the efficiency of immune response during infection or vaccine protocols
- Flow cytometry for lymphocyte characterization
- ELISpot tecnique for cytokine secretion assay.
Abbas – Lichtman – Pober “Immunologia Cellulare e Molecolare” PICCIN