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Courses and Seminars SoSe 2024

Seminar Current Immunology: From Basics to Application (7C0713) SoSe 2024

For students of Biology, Biochemistry and Medicine.
Time: Wednesdays, 17:00-18:30
Location: GH9-NB 00.005 BMC
Großhaderner Str. 9, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried
Lecturers: Thomas Brocker, Vigo Heissmeyer, Ludger Klein, Jan Kranich, Anne Krug, Reinhard Obst, Anneli Peters

This seminar will look at central publications in Immunology and will follow the topics of the Current Immunology lecture (7C0731). The class requires reading of one or more papers per week and the preparation of visualizations of experiments and whole papers to be presented in class.

The class will take place as a live seminar. To sign up please send a mail to Please send it from your campus-account and include 'Seminar Experimental Basis' in the header.


  1.  17.04.24 How to read a paper? 1 (Obst)

  2.  24.04.24  How to read a paper? 2 (Obst)
  3.  02.05.24 Thursday! Innate Immunity (Krug) 
  4.  08.05.24 B and T cell development (thymus, RAG, VDJ) (Klein)
  5.  15.05.24 TCR/BCR/Cytokine signaling (Heissmeyer)
     22.05.24   No seminar 
  6.  29.05.24 MHC and transplantation (Obst)
  7.  05.06.24 T cell effector function (Heissmeyer)
  8.  12.06.24 Tolerance (Klein) 
  9.  19.06.24 Tolerance 2 Treg (Klein)
  10.  26.06.24 T cell costimulation and -inhibition (Kranich)
  11.  03.07.24 Germinal centers, class switch, antibodies (Kranich)
  12.  10.07.24 Immune memory (Brocker)
  13.  17.07.24 Type 2 Immunity (Peters)

Seminar: Immunology Classics  (7C0752)

This seminar deals with the biological basis of immunity and how we know about it through experiments. By looking at classical publications the central concepts of Immunology will be introduced. The class requires reading of several papers per week and the preparation of summaries and flow charts. For students of Biology, Biochemistry and Medicine (Wahlfach im 1. Studienabschnitt).

Tuesdays 17:00 - 18:30 or a time that fits for all participants
Location: GH9-NB 00.005 BMC, Großhaderner Str. 9, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried.
Minimal participation: 5. For signing up please send an email to the lecturer

Seminar: Immunological Tolerance (7C0725)

Location: BMC, Institut für Immunologie, Großhaderner Str. 9, 82152 Martinsried
Time: weekly at a time to be determined.
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