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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 7.345 (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Evolution of the Immune System 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Biology 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Nadia Danilova 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 7.345 Evolution of the Immune System



    Spring 2005




    Course Highlights


    This course features a complete bibliography of readings.


    Course Description


    In this course, evolutionary pathways that have led to the development of innate and adaptive immunity are analyzed, the conserved and unique features of the immune response from bacteria to higher vertebrates is traced, and factors, such as adaptive changes in pathogens that have shaped the evolution of immune system are identified.


    Acknowledgements


    This course includes contributions from Dr. Susann Beetz, a co-instructor for this course in 2003.


    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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