Teaching

Immunology of Infectious Diseases

Immunology of infectious diseases course is intended for advanced MSc or PhD students with the interest in host-pathogen interactions. The first half of each lecture is devoted to theoretical background and during the second part the emphasis is given to the interaction and discussion between lecturer and students focusing on current research papers essential for selected topics. Various aspects of host-pathogen interactions are covered during the course, starting from differences between systemic and epithelial immune response, further on focusing on complexity of immune response during viral, bacterial, fungal or parasitic infection and closing the circle with the escape strategies imposed by pathogens in order to prevent the immune response.

Course details

CodeNameSemesterE-creditsTeachers
MB151P132Immunology of Infectious Diseaseswinter3Jan Dobeš