Post Graduate in Immunology

Bharathiar University
In Coimbatore

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  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Coimbatore
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Objective: To expose the students with various immune systems of human body. Goal: This course will provide the student insights into the various aspects of. Immunology such as classical immunology, clinical immunology, Immunotherapy and. diagnostic immunology.

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Coimbatore
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 641046., Tamil Nadu, India
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Course programme

Understanding the immune system, antigen antibody reactions, applications of
immunological techniques, humoral and cell mediated immunity, hyper sensitivity
reactions and hybridoma technology.
Objective: To expose the students with various immune systems of human body.
Goal: This course will provide the student insights into the various aspects of
Immunology such as classical immunology, clinical immunology, Immunotherapy and
diagnostic immunology.
UNIT I
Cells of the immune system-Macrophages, B and T lymphocytes, Dendritic cells, Natural
killer and Lymphokine activated killer cells, Eosinophils, Neutrophils and Mast cells.
Organs of the immune system: Bone marrow, Spleen, lymph nodes, MALT.
Haemopoiesis and differentiation, lymphocyte trafficking. Antigen- biology, structure
and functions of different classes of Immunoglobulin. Biology of Superantigens.
UNIT II
Antigen antibody reactions, Applications of Immunological techniques, genetic control of
immune response, effector mechanisms, MHC, antigen recognition and presentation,
activation of B and T lymphocytes.
UNIT III
Humoral and cell mediated immunity. Cell mediated Cytotoxicity: Mechanism of T cell
and NK Cell mediated lysis, Antibody dependent cell mediated Cytotoxicity and
macrophage mediated Cytotoxicity. Cytokines and their role in immune regulation,
Biology of Complement system, Complement fixation test and assessment of immune
complexes in tissues. Immune suppression and immune tolerance.
UNIT IV
Hyper sensitivity reactions, Autoimmune disorders, Transplantation immunology- MLR,
HLA Typing, Bone marrow transplantation, Organ transplants. Immunity to Infectious
agents - Bacteria, Viruses, Malaria, Anthrax and Helminthes. Tumor immunology,
Tumor antigens, immune response to tumors, cancer immunotherapy, Vaccines. AIDS
and other immunodeficiencies, Structure of HIV, envelope glycoproteins, destruction of
T cells: immunologic symptoms of AIDS, AIDS vaccine, therapy for treatment..
UNIT V
Vaccine technology and recombinant vaccines, Identification of B and T epitopes for
vaccine development. In situ characterization of cells from tissues, Immunoscreening of
Recombinant library, Hybridoma - Monoclonal Antibody production and applications;
MAbs in diagnosis and therapy. Catalytic Antibodies; FACS.

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