Total Credits: 20
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Compulsory for all MSc Cancer Immunology and Biotechnology students
|Spring||Assessed by end of Spring Semester|
Summary of Content: A series of lectures providing students with information on the current understanding of the immunobiology of tumours. This will include: immuno-surveillance, immune-senescence, tumour resistance, regulatory T cells, antigenic targets, cytokine therapy, non-specifc immunity and animal models.
Method and Frequency of Class:
Specific Activities are not listed
Further Activity Details:
9 lectures (9 x 2 hours)
Method of Assessment:
|Coursework 1||10||critical analysis of a set published paper|
|Inclass Exam 1 (Written)||90||2 hours 30 minutes|
Dr A Jackson
Education Aims: To gain knowledge and understanding on the host and tumour environment.
Learning Outcomes: To gain knowledge and understanding: describe the application of modern immunology to the understanding of the host tumour environment. Intellectual skills:the ability to apply the skills needed for academic study and enquiry; evaluate scientific research and evidence critically; synthesise information from a number of sources in order to gain understanding of current scientific literature; develop skills necessary for independent research. Professional/ practical skills: evaluate and criticise scientific research papers; develop writing skills necessary for industry and academia. Transferable/ key skills: work independently
Offering School: Medicine
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