How Immune Cells Work to Protect Us [F-17-31]

Presenter: Karin Heckman
Location: SLU: Johnson 013
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Mon 3:00 PM 09/18
Status: Course Closed
Course Update: NOTE: Class location is Johnson 013 NOT Johnson 208.

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How does a vaccine work? How are bacteria and viruses destroyed in our bodies? Why does the body sometimes attack its own tissues? Join the presenter as she introduces the cells of the immune system and explains how they work together to protect our bodies from disease without damaging our own cells.

Karin Heckman studied Community/Medical Dietetics as an undergraduate before earning her PhD in Biomedical Sciences: Immunology at the Mayo Clinic. She teaches courses in Nutrition, Immunology, Cancer Biology, and Public Health in the Biology Department at SLU.

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