Vaccinology

A.Y. 2018/2019
8
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/18 VET/05
Language
English
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide a comprehensive and integrated overview in the important field of vaccinology, from immunology to all types of vaccine development, production, delivery and effect evaluation
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Module: Innovative vaccine development and production
Course syllabus
Ricombinant vaccines development strategies.
Subunit vaccines and Adjuvants (including lipoomes, ISCOMs and VLPs)
Live attenuated recombinant vaccines
Genetic vaccines (DNA and RNA)
Innovative approaches (CpG motifs, peptide vaccines and others)
Module: Practical aspects of vaccinology
Course syllabus
History, passive & active immunization.
Veterinary vaccine development: from idea to delivery; market, registration and pharmacovigilance
Types of veterinary vaccines: from traditional to modern drugs
Field application of human and veterinary vaccines, herd immunity
Vaccine side effects: truth & hoax
Module: Plant-based production of oral vaccines
Course syllabus
Plant transformation tools: Agrobacterium-mediated (stable and transient) and biolistic approach (4 hours).
Biomass Production and evaluation of heterologous antigenic protein expression: the example of tobacco plants (4 hours)
An example of application: pigs fed a tobacco seed based oral vaccines (4 hours).
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Module: Innovative vaccine development and production
Course syllabus
Ricombinant vaccines development strategies
Subunit vaccines and Adjuvants (including liposomes, ISCOMs and VLPs)
Live attenuated recombinant vaccines
Genetic vaccines (DNA and RNA)
Innovative approaches (CpG motifs, peptide vaccines and others)
Module: Practical aspects of vaccinology
Course syllabus
History, passive & active immunization.
Veterinary vaccine development: from idea to delivery; market, registration and pharmacovigilance
Types of veterinary vaccines: from traditional to modern drugs
Field application of human and veterinary vaccines, herd immunity
Vaccine side effects: truth & hoax
Module: Plant-based production of oral vaccines
Course syllabus
Plant transformation tools: Agrobacterium-mediated (stable and transient) and biolistic approach (4 hours).
Biomass Production and evaluation of heterologous antigenic protein expression: the example of tobacco plants (4 hours)
An example of application: pigs fed a tobacco seed based oral vaccines (4 hours).
Module: Innovative vaccine development and production
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 18 hours
Professor: Turin Lauretta
Module: Plant-based production of oral vaccines
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 2
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Rossi Luciana
Module: Practical aspects of vaccinology
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 18 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
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Reception:
Monday 9:00 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Polo Lodi