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2013 - 2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013 - 2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 567 - Comparative Immunology

Fall, odd years (3) Kaatari Note: Some familiarity with biochemistry and genetics recommended.

This lecture course focuses on the immunology of teleost and elasmobranch fish. Topics include the biochemistry of antibody function, the molecular and cellular basis of the immune response, the role of innate and adaptive immunity in disease resistance, aquacultural vaccine design, development, and application, immunopathology, immunodeficiencies, and immunotoxicology.