IBAB2003 - Immunology


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021

Course content


the immune-system structure and organization

soluble molecules and innate immunity

adaptive immunity

antibodies and antibody specificity

lymphocytes and antigen recognition

antigen processing and development of effector-cells

regulation of the immune response

immunity to microorganisms


Laboratory work, immunological techniques:

agglutination and precipitation

cell differentiation antigen

cell separation

quantitative tests for immunoglobulin

Learning outcome

Learning outcome - Knowledge:

On completion of the course, the students have achieved basic knowledge of the Immunological system, and can explain the basic regulation mechanisms of the immunological responses.    

Learning outcome - Skills:

In the laboratory work, the student should explain basic principles of agglutination, precipitation, cell differentiation antigen, cell separation, quantitative tests for immunoglobulins. The students should be able to perform these tests. 
Learning outcome - Competence:

Students should obtain a general competence about the human body's resistance to interventions from bacteria and viruses

Learning methods and activities

Pedagogiske metoder:

Lectures. Compulsory laboratory work    

Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:

Compulsory laboratory work, with compulsory written or oral reports.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Biomedical Laboratory Science (BBIOING)
Biotechnology (427BT)
Medical and Biological Studies (184BG)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Medical laboratory technology
  • Medicine, Health and Social Studies.
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Biological Sciences Ålesund



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