BIOMOLECULAR FOR HEALTH
Analyze the role of biomarkers in assessing the state of health. Assess the role of physical activity on the immune system. Learn the basics of immunology.
Prerequisites non-binding are basic concepts of biology, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology and general pathology.
General information on the immune system.
Characteristics of the immune response.
Innate and adaptive immunity.
The complement system.
The major histocompatibility complex.
Classification, structure and functions of antibodies.
Elaboration and presentation of the antigen.
The lymphocyte antigen receptor
Primary and secondary immunodeficiencies.
Immune system and physical activity.
Biomarkers. The immune system and physical activity. Basic concept in Immunology.
Seminar meetings .
Regueiro Gonzalez. Immunologia. Biologia e patologia del sistema immunitario. Piccin.
Del Gobbo. Immunologia. Piccin.
Doan. Le basi dell'immunologia. Piccin.
Any text updated according to the program.
Further updated scientific articles will be provided by the teacher.
Final exam: An oral exam in which the knowledge of the different topics covered during the course will be assessed, the ability to synthesis, the clarity and correctness of the exposure and the ability to link and integrate the contents.