This course is an introductory course in mammalian immunology, with a focus on humans and human diseases. It describes how the immune system protects the body from foreign agents. The molecular and cellular basis of innate and acquired immunity and how the two systems interact with specific foreign agents are covered. Finally, applications of immunology, such as vaccine design, immune based therapeutics, and organ transplantation are also discussed.

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