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Program Name: Biomedical Sciences
Course Name: Journal Club in Immunobiology Course Id: 4501
Course Description:

This course follows an intensive small group discussion format that critically evaluates original research articles in the area of immunology. The articles are selected by the student in consultationwith the presiding faculty member, and include recent important advances in immunology or investigations that provide conceptual advances relating to long-standing problems. The analysis will includebackground to the research, the hypothesis tested, the experimental methods used, as well as interpretation and discussion of results. This is a discussion class and participation is required. Students are also expected to discuss the implications of the research, the new questions it raises, and how it relates to the rest of the field. Grading will be based on class participation and extent of preparation. This class is required for students beginning in their second year until they complete their Ph.D. First year students interested in immunology are encouraged to attend. Attendance is required for all classes.

Credits: 1
Semester Offered: All

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