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1BG313 - 15 credits 16 January - 14 Mars 2012

Lars Hellman
Uppsala University Department of Cell and Molecular Biology/ Molecular Immunology program
Address: Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, BMC, Box 596, 75124 Uppsala Visiting address: BMC, A8:211d - Phone: 4714532 - Fax: 4714382 - E-mail:

A8: 211d Professor Sandra Kleinau Tel: 471 40 61 Sandra.uu. A8:203c PhD student Anna-Karin Palm Tel: 471 4004 Department of Cell and Molecular Biology/ Molecular Immunology BMC.Kleinau@icm. A8:207d 2 LH-2012-12-21 .Thorpe@icm. A8:203c Professor Lars Hellman Tel: 471 45 32 Department of Cell and Molecular Biology/ Molecular Immunology BMC.uu.Welcome to the course in Immunology! Department of Cell and Molecular Biology/ Molecular Immunology BMC.uu.This course will give you basic theoretical and practical knowledge in cellular and molecular immunology General Information Course organizer: Teachers & Assistants: Professor Lars Hellman PhD student Michael Thorpe Tel: 471 42 22 Department of Cell and Molecular Biology/ Molecular Immunology BMC.uu.

Lab reports of the results of each exercise (as follow up to the prelab report) should be handed over to the lab teachers for approval as nd soon as possible. now at a more advanced level. After the introductory section follows a one and a half week lecture series in which the entire subject is covered once more.The course encompasses: I. by the 2 of Mars. will end with an exam (I) which is aimed to cover the basics of the entire subject. We expect all students to pass this exam to be able to follow the rest of the course. Lectures II. II. Lectures The theoretical part of the course is divided into three separate sections: We start with a two weeks introductory section to give you an overview of the different parts of immunology and to learn the particular terminology that is used. We consider it very important that you really put in a fair amount of work to pass this first exam and obtain a good basic knowledge of the subject. size 12. Exams I & II I. Project work V. This is followed by a number of specialized lectures where invited guest lecturers present their own research subject. These introductory weeks. in font Times New Roman. Prelab and lab reports should be written double spaced. And please be there on time to avoid disturbances for the lecturer and the audience. with lectures and a video session in immunology. Although the lectures are optional we recommend you to attend these since they will certainly help you with your studies. 3 LH-2012-12-21 . Written prelab reports (one for each lab group) must to be handed in to the lab supervisors before the start of the lab. ELISA You work together with 1 or 2 fellow students. B cell lab. Laboratory exercises III. but at the latest. Theoretical exercises IV. Laboratory exercises The laboratory exercises include: 1.

Fellow students and instructors will give constructive feedback both on the abstract and the oral presentation. This is important for better understanding of the different scientific questions raised in the article. 30 January. Project work Different immunology related topics will be introduced to the students for the project work starting the st 1 of February. Eight theoretical exercises based on published or th simulated results are found in a separate folder. The final exam (II) at the end of the course will cover the whole course. If possible. selects one of the topics listed in a separate th folder. Theoretical exercises You work in a group of approximately 10 students. Do not save your questions after this question time because questions can not be handled individually as well as e-mailed questions. Presentations of your results will be held on the 27 th nd and 29 of February and the 2 of Mars. Everyone within the group has to be prepared to present the entire subject for your fellow students. IV. th th 4 LH-2012-12-21 . please e-mail your power point presentation to your supervisor at least 12 Hours before your presentation. 14 Mars. If you need prolonged examination time (due to dyslexia) please inform the course organizer at least 1 week before examination. in font Times New nd Roman. Dates for repeat exams will be given later. size 12. You are expected to be prepared to explain how you have come to the result and also make some suggestions for new experiments needed to continue the project described in the article. V. The abstract should be written double spaced. A group of approximately 3 students. For the presentation you use power point.III. and handed in to the supervisors at the latest the 2 of Mars. Please come to these scheduled occasions with your questions or ask your questions during the lectures! We encourage you to be active during the course. Exam I. Laboratory and theoretical exercises as well as projects run in parallel with the lectures. Exams The first exam (I) is aimed to cover the basics of the entire subject. where each member of the group presents his or her topic during an approximately 20 min long presentation. the 27 of January and the 12 of Mars. This study becomes the basis for a short abstract and an oral presentation on the 7 and th 8 of Mars. 2012 Exam II. 2012 Before each exam there is a session for questions.

Please frequently visit this site during the course for new updates! Compulsory parts of the course • • • • Both exams Laboratory work. Goldsby & Osborne.Language of the course The course will be given in English as several foreign students are attending the course. study questions. To pass the course we demand at least 3 on your exams and that you have participated in all compulsory parts of the course and that all pre. W. messages etc.uu. Abbas. 5 LH-2012-12-21 . Freeman and Company th th Compendia and handouts can be copied from the home page where they are found in the form of pdf.s. Saunders. feel free to ask questions in English or Swedish – all of the lecturers and assistants speak English and Swedish. Kindt. including prelab and lab reports Presentation of theoretical exercises Presentation of projects Grades and requirements for passing the course Grades: U .4 . Homepage of course https://studentportalen. 6 edition (updated).se/portal/portal Here you also find schedule.and lab reports have been handed in to the lab supervisors and been approved. Literature Cellular and Molecular Immunology. Lichtman & Pillai.5 U = not passed 3 = received at least 60% of the maximum points at the final exam 4 = received at least 70% of the maximum points at the final exam 5 = received at least at least 85% of the maximum points at the final exam All foreign students get grades in the ECTS grading system (A-F) as well as in Swedish grades. Elsevier Science or Kuby Immunlogy. However.3 .H. 6 edition. old exams.

hp.Credits for the course The course is 10 weeks full time => 15 credits (called högskolepoäng. 3 hp for a creative and active attendance on theoretical exercises and project 3 hp for creative and active attendance on lab exercises (including prelab and lab reports). 15 hp 9 hp for examinations with a minimum grade of 3. which in turn can be translated to approximately 15 ECTS). How to find your way to the lectures and the lab… Biomedical Centre (BMC) in Uppsala 6 LH-2012-12-21 .