940001 Understand the wonder of science behind vaccines (in Eng.)


Art
Vorlesung
Semesterstunden
3
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Chen, Qiang , Steinkellner, Herta
Organisation
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2022
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Englisch

Lehrinhalt

-) Viral infection and immunological response
-) Induction of vaccine associated immune response (epitope profiling)
-) Biotechnology innovations in vaccine development (nucleic acid-, protein and vector based)
-) How to approach challenges like temperature stability, needle-free delivery, and simplicity of manufacture
-) The long and winding road towards approval

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Advanced knowledge in Molecular and Cell biology,
e.g.:
i) Introduction to Molecular Biology (940105)
ii) Molekularbiologische Übungen I (940101)

Lehrziel

Students enrolled in this course should gain a comprehensive understanding of the science behind various vaccines, be able to critically evaluate current vaccines, and propose innovative ideas of new vaccine candidates by studying vaccine virology, immunology of host responses, and biotechnology innovations.
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