Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2380746
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Masters
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to curent protocols in immunology, principles of experimental design to study an immunology related problem, introduction to animal models of infectious, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases , animal models of transplantation and tumor immunology.Isolation of lymphoid cells from human and murine tissues and blood, principles of flow cytometry and its applications, proliferation and cytotoxicity assays, tetramer staining methods, ELISA, ELISPOT and cytometric bead array and adoptive cell transfer are among the major techniques what will be covered