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Module Detailed Information for [LSM4226]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 09 Mar 2018 23:06

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Module Title : Infection and Immunity
Module Description : This module aims at providing an in-depth knowledge in the field of host-pathogen interactions, i.e how the immune system deals with pathogens, and how the pathogens deal with the host’s immune system. An introductory lecture series covers the basics in microbiology (bacteriology, virology, parasitology), immunology, vaccinology, and general principles of host-pathogen interactions. Selected diseases illustrate host-pathogens interactions along with the consequences for vaccine and drug design. The following set of lectures covered by clinicians and professionals focus on patient management, field study, as well as safety aspects when working with pathogens in a research lab. Tutorials are broken into “journal club”, “article write-up exercise” and “problem-based study” and are directly related to the topics developed during the lectures.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 02-05-2018 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : LSM3223 and either LSM3225 or LSM3232
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-2-0-1-5
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

Lecture Time Table
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Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
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ST1 TUTORIAL There are no lectures for this module. Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 9].

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