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English
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Complement

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 53 min), 2 readings, 8 quizzes
7 videos
Overview and Terminology9m
Activation of MAC4m
Classical Pathway12m
Alternative Pathway10m
Lectin Pathway4m
Endgame and Consequences8m
2 readings
Course Study Guide10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
8 practice exercises
Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Lesson 34m
Lesson 44m
Lesson 54m
Lesson 64m
Lecture 1 Practice Quiz
Lecture 1 Quiz
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The Major Histocompatability Complex

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 73 min)
8 videos
MHC Haplotypes7m
Inbreeding9m
MHC Protein Structure10m
Specifics of Peptide Binding6m
MHC Genetic Expression11m
Non-Classical Alleles8m
MHC and Disease9m
10 practice exercises
Lesson 14m
Lesson 24m
Lesson 34m
Lesson 4
Lesson 54m
Lesson 64m
Lesson 74m
Lesson 84m
Lecture 2 Practice Quiz
Lecture 2 Quiz
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Antigen Processing and Presentation

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 58 min)
6 videos
Self-MHC Restriction10m
The Cytosolic Pathway7m
The Exogenous Pathway7m
Variations9m
Comparisons and Questions7m
8 practice exercises
Lesson 14m
Lesson 22m
Lesson 3
Lesson 44m
Lesson 54m
Lesson 66m
Lecture 3 Quiz
Lecture 3 Practice Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

T-Cell Receptors

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 74 min)
8 videos
Structure and Roles10m
T-cell Receptor Genes10m
Gene Rearrangement: αβ genes8m
Gene Rearrangement: γδ genes9m
Diversity and its Constraints4m
The TCR Receptor Complex13m
Alloreactivity4m
9 practice exercises
Lesson 14m
Lesson 24m
Lesson 34m
Lesson 44m
Lesson 54m
Lesson 64m
Lesson 74m
Lesson 82m
Lecture 4 Quiz

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About the Fundamentals of Immunology Specialization

This specialization is designed to equip students with the basic concepts and vocabulary of immunology. The goal is to provide students from different backgrounds with a fundamental understanding of immunology and the ability to appreciate and analyze new developments in immunological therapies designed for the treatment of disease....
Fundamentals of Immunology

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