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Mastermodul Mikrobielle Pathomechanismen - Seminar [BIO-MM-MB1, BIO-NMM-MB1]
DozentIn:Dr. rer. nat. Jörg Deiwick, Prof. Dr. Michael Hensel, Dipl.-Biol., Dr. rer. nat. Laura Elpers
Veranstaltungstyp:Seminar (Offizielle Lehrveranstaltungen)
Ort:35/E22: Do. 08:00 - 10:00 (13x), 35/112: Donnerstag, 01.06.2023, Donnerstag, 08.06.2023 08:00 - 10:15, 35/111: Donnerstag, 29.06.2023 08:00 - 10:15
Semester:SoSe 2023
Zeiten:Do. 08:00 - 10:00 (wöchentlich), Ort: 35/E22, Termine am Donnerstag, 01.06.2023, Donnerstag, 08.06.2023, Donnerstag, 29.06.2023 08:00 - 10:15, Ort: 35/112, 35/111
Erster Termin:Donnerstag, 13.04.2023 08:00 - 10:00, Ort: 35/E22
Beschreibung:*Module aims*

Introduction of the mammalian immune system and its function in defense against pathogens. Overview of infections diseases and causative agents. Virulence mechanisms of viral, bacterial and fungal pathogens. Detection, therapy, prevention of infectious diseases.


*Seminar tasks*

Generation of Wiki entries by students:
- 'Know your friends' – description of cells and functions of human immune system
- 'Know your enemies' – description of microbial pathogens and their infectious diseases

Discussion of original papers on topics of immunity to infection, molecular mechanisms of viral and bacterial pathogenesis


*Content of the seminar series*

1. Introduction, assignment of topics, seminar techniques

2. Molecules and cells of the mammalian immune system

3. Sensing pathogens, controlling immune responses

4. Immunologists’ toolbox - Methods

5. Experimental techniques to study infectious diseases

6. Application of Omics to investigate virulence mechanisms

7. Genomics, genes and regulation

8. Antimicrobial therapy and antimicrobial resistance

9. Structure-function relations of virulence factors

10. Model systems for host pathogen interaction

11. Classical and molecular diagnostics

12. Vaccination

13. Finalizing Wiki, wrap-up
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