MIIM20002 Lecture 11!
Microbes, Infections and Responses
Manipulating the Immune Response to
Control Infectious Diseases
Presented by: Odilia Wijburg
Room GM018 in the Doherty Institute
Dept. Microbiology and Immunology
MIIM20002 Lecture 10!
Epidemiology: The study of the occurrence of a disease. (the information we gain, we can try to
implement in a prevention strategy)
Schaechters Mechanisms of Mic
Overview of the immune response
Dr. Odilia Wijburg
The Doherty Institute
Microbes, Infections and Responses!
Interactions with Microbes!
Infectious agents have shaped our world
The earliest bacteria made the earth habitable. They
provided the first molecular oxygen in the atmosphere
and created the ge
MIIM20002 Lecture 12!
To understand the components of the MALT!
To describe the structure of the GALT!
To list (at least) five innate immune mechanisms at
To describe how antigen delivery and activation