Details of LS3101 (Autumn 2016)

Level: 3 Type: Theory Credits: 3.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
LS3101 Immunology Amirul Islam Mallick


  • An Introduction to Immunology:
    Cells and molecules involved in innate and adaptive immunity, antigens, antigenicity and
    immunogenicity. B and T cells epitopes, structure and function of antibody molecules,
    generation of antibody diversity, monoclonal antibodies, antigen-antibody interactions, MHC
    molecules. Evolution of immune system

  • Innate Immunity:
    Recognition of antigen: Antigen recognition by B and T cell receptor, the generation of
    Lymphocytes antigen receptor, Antigen presentation to T lymphocytes

  • The Development and survival of Lymphocytes

  • The Adaptive Immune Response:
    T cell mediated immunity, the humoral immune response, Dynamics of adaptive immunity

  • The Mucosal Immune System

  • The Immune system in Health and Diseases: Failure of host defense mechanism; Acquired immunodeficiency; Allergy and hypersensivity; Autoimmunity and transplantation Manipulation of the immune system

  • Tools and Techniques used in Immunology


  1. Kenneth Murphy, Paul Travers, Mark Walport, Janeways Immunobiology, 7th Edition, Garland Science

  2. Thomas J. Kindt, Richard A. Goldsby, Barbara A Osborne, Kuby Immunology,
    Edition 6, W.H. Freeman

  3. Peter J. Delves, Roitt's Essential Immunology , Edition 11, Blackwell (2011).

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 1 Core
2 IP 3 Not Allowed
3 IP 5 Not Allowed
4 MR 1 Not Allowed
5 MR 3 Not Allowed
6 MS 5 Core
7 RS 1 Elective
8 RS 2 Elective