Minot State University Biol 465/Immunology Course Page Spring 2020


This website will serve as a "one-stop shop" for information, announcements, assignments, and web links for the Immunlogy course for Spring 2020.  Please visit the site often to stay informed and up-to-date.  Please inform me immediately regarding problems accessing material from the website.




National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) bookshelf--textbook notes

Immunology---current research

Bitesize Immunology---quick reference


Announcements---Check email 2-3 times a day! 

  • Online lectures begain Wednesday March 26th. 
  • A fun quiz was given via blackboard to test out blackboard---Due date was March 25th--4 pm.  14/16 participated.
  • Blackboard Collaboration meeting scheduled for 10 am -1 pm. Thursday March 26th.


Course Outline/schedule



Paper 1--1918 flu



Lecture 1

Lecture 2

Lecture 3

Lecture 4

Lecture 5

Lecture 6

Microbiome and mental health

Lecture 7


Lecture 8

Lecture 9

Lecture 10        New coronoa virus- basic info  Corona virus-bats--immune system links

Lecture 11

Lecture 12


Lecture 13

Lecture 14

Lecture 15

Lecture 16


Lecture 17

Lecture 18

Lecture 19

Lecture 20

Lecture 21


Lecture 22 Part 1. (Sorry did not save part 1 slides PPT)--many repeated from lecture 21

Lecture 22 Part 2.   PPT slides here

Lecture 23 Part 1      PPT slides here. (Parts 1 and 2)

Lecture 23 Part 2



Lab quiz 1--guideline here
Lab 3--Introduction to cell culture.  Observing cell differentiation in vitro.
Lab 3---Continuation---setting up experiment. 
Lab 4--Pregnancy tests---Immunology behind the technology

Video 1 pregnancy tests  

Video 2 obtaining antibodies for pregnancy tests   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLHlmY4eWg0

Lab 5. Mouse model for immunological organs. View this animation BEFORE lab (It has inspiring music). 
Detailed histology tutorial here.


Exam prep
----------------------------OLD MATERIAL BELOW THIS LINE--Do NOT USE in 2020 COURSE----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Lab 4--Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting Lab 4---FACS analysis background---how do we know differentiation took place?


Lab 7--ELISA part 1--Background/Introduction  and  protocol 
Lab 7 ELISA part 2--Background/intro  (bring protocol and all materials from last week)Lab7 ELISA Part II


ELISA animation for a modified assay.

Lab7 ELISA Part II












Animation 1

Animation 2

Lab 5--ELISA Part 1-- Background Protocol







Lab 4 doccuments

Lab 4 part 2 documents






TLR papers---TLR article (both papers are in one pdf). 





ABO blood group system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Blood Groups, Blood Typing and Blood Transfusions (Includes a game to test your understanding of ABO blood compatability)

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Topics quiz 3-2018.doc36 KB
Immunology 2018--lecture 22.ppt3.91 MB
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Immunology lab3---2020_0.doc39 KB
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