Course Topics

BLD 850 - Concepts in Immunodiagnostics - Taught Fall and Spring Semesters

  • Innate vs. Adaptive
  • Antigen Recognition
  • Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors
  • Adaptive Response
  • Immunity in Health
  • Immunity in Disease
  • Immunogen structure and function
  • Immunoglobulin structure and function
  • Antigen-Antibody reactions
  • Functional Assays
  • Flow cytometry

BLD 851 - Clincial Applications of Immunodiagnostics - Taught Spring and Summer Semesters

  • Gates and Plots
  • Reagents
  • Software
  • Immunophenotyping
  • Sorting
  • DNA - Cell Cycle Analysis
  • Apoptosis
  • Tetramers
  • Cytogenetics
  • Erythrocytes
  • Platelets
  • Gene Products
  • Transplantation

BLD 852 - Immunodiagnostics Laboratory - Taught Summer Semester

  • Unnonopurifications
  • In Vitro Diagnostic Assays
  • Basic Flow Cytometry
  • Subsequent Data Analysis with Quality Control Evaluation