1 - Kuo, 580.221 08 Sept 2005 Administrative Announcements...

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Kuo, 580.221 08 Sept 2005 1 BME 580.221 Intro: Questions of Immunology Lecture #01, 08 Sep 2005 Scot C. Kuo 08 Sept 2005 Kuo, 580.221 Administrative Announcements • Course Info –Webs i te ; check Bulletin Board regularly for announcements • Temp Login:en580221_student; passwd: 1111 – Introducing People – Lectures last until 4:30PM – Textbooks Lodish MCB or Alberts ECB? NOT Alberts MBoC! • See Syllabus/Reading Handout (updated on web) – Academic Integrity – Formula for assigning final grade 08 Sept 2005 Kuo, 580.221 Administrative Announcements • Course Philosophy –W e want you to be curious; Question why you are learning something • First homework due tomorrow in section • Discussion about the scientific method: which questions are important? which questions are answerable? – Unique syllabus: to stimulate curiosity • A single physiological process will motivate the whole course – Lecturing style: Seminar style (not like other courses) • A sub-plot (story) motivates each lecture or set of lectures 08 Sept 2005 Kuo, 580.221 Traditional vs Seminar Style Seminar-style Story: Fact1 Fact2 Fact3 Quest1 Quest2 ConceptA ConceptB Traditional ConceptA ConceptB ConceptC Stories help organize concepts, but stories will not be on exams. 08 Sept 2005 Kuo, 580.221 Concepts/Vocabulary Story elements : • Innate vs. Adaptive Responses •H um o r a l vs. Cell- mediated response
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