LMP402H1 - Inflammation and Infection 24L

Course description 

Mechanisms that allow microbial pathogens to cause disease and the host to detect infection, mount an inflammatory response and resolve the infection.  

Primary research articles are discussed.  

Topics include:

  • commensal bacteria;
  • bacterial toxins;
  • pattern recognition receptors;
  • leukocyte emigration;
  • chemotaxis; and
  • the role of non-coding RNAs in immunity.

Course coordinators

Dr Myron Cybulsky

Office address: Toronto General Hospital, 101 College St, Rm 3-306


Dr Jeremy Mogridge

Office address: 1 King’s College Circle, MSB 6306


Teaching assistant

Justin Meade



Term Fall 2020
Class location and time

Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am-12:30 pm

PB 255 (Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building)

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Course details

  • Hours: 24L
  • Prerequisite: (IMM340H1, IMM350H1)/( IMM341H1, IMM351H1)/(MGY377H1, MGY378H1
  • Exclusions: none
  • Distribution requirements: Science
  • Breadth requirement: Living Things and Their Environment (4)
  • Enrolment limits: 40 students

Student evaluation

In-class mid-terms:100% (3 mid-terms; 35%, 40%, 25%)