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GS06 1073   Molecular Signaling in Immune Responses

Watowich, Stephanie. Three semester hours. Spring annually. Prerequisite: Immunology I (GS06 1014) or Cancer Biology (GS04 1063).

This course will explore the biological and biochemical properties of cytokines involved in natural immunity, inflammation, growth and differentiation of normal and malignant lymphocytes, and hematopoiesis. Lectures will cover background information including cytokine discovery, cloning, signaling and potential therapeutic application in autoimmune, infectious, and malignant disease. The course will emphasize student presentations and discussions of recently published research findings related to the major cytokine families.