1- Immune system overview: main components and normal immune response.
2- Cellular basis of immunity: primary and secondary lymphoid organs, various immune cells.
3- Immune system molecules: antibodies, immunoglobulis major histocompatibility complex, T-cell receptors, adhesion molecules, accessory molecules, complement, cytokines.
4- Immune response regulation :development and maturation, antigen presentation mechanisms, molecular basis of T-cell and B-cell activation, effector mechanisms of lymphocytes and phagocytes, immune response regulation.
5- Immunity and disease states: immune response to bacterial, viral, parasitic infections, immunodeficiency, hypersensitivity, autoimmunity, organ transplantation immunity, cancer immunity.