Prerequisite: BMS 528 or permission of the instructor. (Second semester/3 credits)
A seminar course offering an in-depth investigation of a prescribed area of immunology. Past topics have dealt with AIDS/HIV, cancer and intracellular signaling, all emphasizing the role of the immune response. The format includes invited experts as well as oral and written student presentations. Emphasis is placed on the use of current literature to develop a thorough understanding of recent advances. The course is intended not only for graduate students, but also for investigators wishing to become current in the area addressed.