CMB2004 : Cell and Molecular Biology of the Immune System
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr Andrew Knight
- Lecturer: Dr Beth Lawry
- Other Staff: Dr Nicola Maney, Dr Amy Anderson
- Owning School: Biomedical Sciences
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
- To develop knowledge and understanding of the molecular and cell biology underlying a specific immune response, and to describe how such responses can protect against infection.
Outline Of Syllabus
Antibodies, T cell receptors and MHC molecules
Genetics of antigen recognition systems
Regulation of immune responses
Immunity against infection/immunization
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||12||1:00||12:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||1||1:30||1:30||Seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||86:30||86:30||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures are used to impart information in a concise manner, to highlight areas of importance and to interrelate with directed reading and self-directed study. The seminar is used for developing higher level skills of data interpretation and problem-solving as well as information retrieval. Private study is used for self-directed learning including further reading and preparation for examinations.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written Examination||60||1||A||100||MCQ Format|
|Module Code||Module Title||Semester||Comment|
|BMN2004||Cell and Molecular Biology of the Immune System||1||Sister module delivered at NuMed. To be timetable at 9:30 am and not on a Friday.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Knowledge and understanding is assessed through a summative examination.
FMS Schools offering Semester One modules available as ‘Study Abroad’ will, where required, provide an alternative assessment time for examinations that take place after the Christmas vacation. Coursework with submissions dates after the Christmas vacation will either be submitted at an earlier date or at the same time remotely.
The form of assessment will not vary from the original.