Part I Introduction.- Part II Innate Immunity.- Part III Adaptive Immunity: Antigen receptors and MHC.- Part IV Adaptive Immunity: Development.- Part V Adaptive Immunity: Effector Responses.- Part VI The Immune System in Health and Disease.- Part VII Experimental Methods
Judith Owen, Elizabeth Ufford Green Chair of Natural Sciences, Haverford College, USA. Judith has served on the Education Committee of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) and as Chair of the AAI Membership Committee. Judith is a recipient of the AAI Academic Mentoring Award, The Charles and Mary Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching and of a Career Advancement Award and a Faculty Award for Women from the NSF. Together, Jennifer Punt and Judith Owen initiated the AAI Introductory Immunology Course, which is now offered on an annual basis. Jennifer Punt, Professor of Biology, Haverford College, USA. Jennifer has received numerous Teaching Awards at Haverford College, as well as the American Association of Immunologist Distinguished Service Award for Teaching and helping to develop their Introductory Course Curriculum. She performs research with her undergraduate students on thymocyte and immature blood cell fate decisions. Sharon Stranford, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Program in Biochemistry, Mount Holyoke College, USA. Sharon's research, which is funded by the NIH and NSF, utilizes a murine model of AIDS to study early genetic and immunologic indicators of susceptibility to acquired immune deficiency.