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At the end of this module, students will be able to:
1. Describe the elements of the immune response.
2. Describe innate immunity and antigen receptors.
3. Explain lymophocyte activation, relevant control mechanisms and T-cell regulation.
4. Apply their knowledge of the immune system to immunological diseases, malignant disease, infection and vaccines.
5. Discuss immunological methods and their applications.
6. Analyse and interpret ELISA and Flow cytometry data
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Written examination at the end of trimester||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||Yes||
|Continuous Assessment: Practical reports and tests||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Feedback will be given to each student on their practical reports. Group feedback on practical reports and mid term exam will also be provided Online automated feedback will be provided
|Dr Colm Collins||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Carmel Hensey||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr David Hughes||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Cormac Taylor||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Roisin O'Connor||Tutor|
|Ms Aoife Phelan||Tutor|
|Dr Greg Tsolkas||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12||Wed 15:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 2, 3, 5, 7, 11||Wed 15:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 9||Wed 15:00 - 15:50|
|Practical||Offering 1||Week(s) - 7, 8, 9, 10||Fri 15:00 - 17:50|