FSCI 640 Serology and Immunology

4 credits

Involves a detailed study of the structure and function of the immune system, and in particular, antigen-antibody reactions with applications to forensic science. Students learn to perform a variety of laboratory tests in the screening of biological materials, such as blood, semen, saliva, etc, and use of microscopy. Identification of the source material and feasibility for DNA analysis are key aspects of the course. Laboratory course.

Prerequisite(s): FSCI 500