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Отзывы учащихся о курсе Fundamentals of Immunology: Innate Immunity and B-Cell Function от партнера Университет Райса

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Course 1 of a three course specialization called Fundamentals of Immunology. Each course in the specialization presents material that builds on the previous course's material. This is the first leg of a three-part journey through the defenses your body uses to keep you healthy. In this part we hope to give you the vocabulary and concepts you need to interact with the medical community and to provide them in a context that makes them memorable. Fundamentals of Immunology introduces students to the basic functions of the adaptive and innate immune systems. The early lectures survey cells, tissues and organs using metaphors, cartoons and models to improve understanding and retention. After describing the form, function, origin and varieties of antibodies, subsequent lectures provide details on the mechanism of the generation of variation. The course provides animations of gene rearrangement and class switching and descriptions of affinity maturation correlated with detailed physical models of antibody structure. The final lecture reviews these concepts in anatomical context. Testing employs multiple choice questions testing facts, concepts, and application of principles. Questions may refer to diagrams, drawing and photographs used in lecture and reproduced in the outline. What You’ll Learn: The difference between adaptive and innate immune systems, the characteristics of various pathogens that they protect you from and the overall strategies employed in this protection. The detailed structure of antibodies and related immunoglobulin receptors, the characteristics and function of the different antibody classes and the mechanism for producing both the recognition regions and stem regions.  Finally, how these structures are coded for in the DNA and expressed in the B cells....

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Aug 06, 2019

So far the lecturer has been very entertaining and interesting in her explanation of various concepts of immunology. I am excited to finish this course, which will be relevant to my future studies.


Feb 18, 2020

The course presents with excellent step-by-step detailed explanation of immunity from the systems biology perspective: starting on organism level and going down to the cell and mollecular levels.

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автор: Jatin P

Mar 24, 2020

I like a lot about immunology. I have learnt a lot from this which will help me in my professional field!!!!

автор: Rui H

Nov 17, 2019

It is a wonderful course that provides a good way for me to understand the basic concepts in Immunology.


Aug 11, 2019

Thanks very much for the course. It had a good information. I benefited a lot.

автор: Geraldo M J

Dec 18, 2019

Excepcional! Um complemento fundamental para as minhas aulas de Biomedicina

автор: Fatma M E

May 03, 2019

It was a great course with wonderful material and organizing very well

автор: Chris P

Oct 13, 2019

A really well taught introduction to the Fundamentals of Immunology.

автор: Vicencio D

Apr 06, 2019

Excelente nivel, otorga una perspectiva biológica muy interesante.

автор: Brian J

Oct 12, 2019

Strong and pretty thorough introduction to a fairly complex topic

автор: Gene M A

Mar 09, 2020

I am completely satisfied with what I have learned!

автор: Hoa N

Mar 29, 2020

Wonderful course with interesting illustrations

автор: Alexander J S

Sep 22, 2019

Really well taught and easy to understand!

автор: Bo L

Feb 18, 2019

Very good course for learning immunology!

автор: Suyash G

Feb 25, 2020

Best introductory course to Immunology!

автор: Tatiana I

Aug 21, 2019

The professor is phenomenal!

автор: maysam

Aug 31, 2019

it was great! that's it!

автор: Liliana C P M

Sep 08, 2019

Excelente formação.

автор: Isabella E A

Aug 06, 2019

excellent lectures

автор: edwin c

Feb 16, 2020

Great course!

автор: Tahir H

Jan 25, 2020

nice course

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автор: Jhone R d S C

Mar 08, 2019

muito bom

автор: Adeola F

Oct 05, 2019

I enjoyed learning from Dr. Novotny. She presented this material simp with a lot of helpful visual aids and graphics that made the concepts easier to grasp. The structure of the lessons, having them broken down into 10-15-minute videos, made it easy to keep track of where I stopped and easier to reference lecture materials.

автор: Colleen O

Apr 26, 2019

I'm only auditing, but considering a certificate at some point in the future. It won't be good for other schools as credit, but it might add to my academic portfolio. So far this class is informative, the information is entertaining to learn, a little bit more elementary than I would expect, but good for beginners.