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Coordinators
 
Dr. R. Manjunath
IISc Bangalore

 
Dr. Dipankar Nandi
IISc Bangalore

 
Prof. Anjali Karande
IISc Bangalore

 

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The course is meant for post-graduate students. The course covers all aspects of the immune system from basic aspects like organs and cells of the system to cellular networks that are necessary for optimum immunological responses.

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Topics

1.

(A) Introduction to the immune system (RMJ)
            Lecture01. Introduction to the immune system

2.

(B) Cells and Organs of the immune system (RMJ)

 

            Lecture02. Cells and Organs of the immune system – Part 1
            Lecture03. Cells and Organs of the immune system – Part 2
            Lecture04. Cells and Organs of the immune system – Part 3

3.

(C) Innate immunity (DpN)

 

           Lecture05. Innate immunity - Part 1
           Lecture06. Innate immunity - Part 2

4.

(D) Cell receptors, activation & differentiation (AAK)

 

           Lecture07. Development and differentiation of B cells - Part 1
           Lecture08. Signaling in B cells

5.

(E) Immunoglobulin genes and theory of antibody diversity (AAK)

 

           Lecture09. Organization of immunoglobulin genes and Mechanism of            immunoglobulin gene rearrangement
           Lecture10. Generation of antibody diversity
           Lecture11. Immunoglobulin class switching Regulation of Immunoglobulin gene            regulation

6.

(F) Structure and Functions of Immunoglobulin (AAK)

 

           Lecture12. Structures and functions of Immunoglobulin’s

7.

(G) Complement system (AAK)

 

           Lecture13. The three complement pathways

8.

(H) Hypersensivity (AAK)

 

           Lecture14. Hypersensitivity type 1
           Lecture15. Hypersensitivity types 2, 3 ,4 and Autoimmunity

9.

(I) B cell autoimmunity, immunodeficiency & cancer (AAK)

 

           Lecture16. Autoimmunity Autoimmuno-deficiencies f the B cells
           Lecture17. Autoimmuno-deficiencies f the B cells
           Lecture18. Cancer

10.

(J) The major histocompatibility complex (RMJ)

 

           Lecture19. The major histocompatibility complex –Part 1
           Lecture20. The major histocompatibility complex –Part 2
           Lecture21. The major histocompatibility complex –Part 3

11.

(K) Antigen Processing and Presentation (DpN)

 

           Lecture22. The Major Histocompatibility Complex
           Lecture23. The Major Histocompatibility Complex: MHC class I pathway
           Lecture24. The Major Histocompatibility Complex: MHC class II pathway

12.

(L) T cell receptors (RMJ)

 

           Lecture25. T cell receptors

13.

(M) T cell Activation & differentiation (DpN)

 

           Lecture26. T cell Activation
           Lecture27. T cell Activation / Differentiation

14.

(N) T cell subsets (DpN)

 

           Lecture28. T cell synapse, motility and subsets

15.

(O) T cell survival (DpN)

 

           Lecture29. T cell survival

16.

(P) Cytokines (RMJ)

 

           Lecture30. Cytokines – Part 1
           Lecture31. Cytokines – Part 2

17.

(Q)  Autoimmune reactions and Immunodeficiency of T cells (DpN)

 

           Lecture32. Autoimmunity
           Lecture33. Immunodeficiency

18.

(R) Host response to infectious disease (DpN)

 

           Lecture34. Host response mechanisms during infectious diseases – part 1
           Lecture35. Host response mechanisms during infectious diseases – part 2

19.

(S) Transplantation immunology (RMJ)

 

           Lecture36. Transplantation immunology

20.

(T) Vaccines (RMJ)

 

           Lecture37. Vaccines

21.

(U)  Antigens and synthetic vaccines (AAK)

 

           Lecture38. Antigens and Immunogens
           Lecture39. Synthetic vaccines

22.

(V)  Evolution of the immune system (RMJ)

 

           Lecture40. Evolution of the immune system

Biology and Chemistry


  1. Immunology, Janis Kuby, Freeman Press

  2. Fundamental Immunology, William Paul, Raven Press

  3. Essential Immunolgy, Ivan roitt, Blackwell Science



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