Master's Course in Biomedical Sciences 2016

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MEM: Maurice Müller Building - Department of Clinical Research (DKF), Murtenstrasse 35, 3008 Bern

Monday 1. February 2016                 
08.15-09.00 (MEM H813) Prof. Andrew Macpherson: Course Introduction & Induction of mucosal immune responses
09.15-10.00 (MEM H813) Dr. Francesca Ronchi: Innate Immunity in the Intestine (Part I)
10.15-11.00 (MEM H813) Dr. Stephanie Ganal: Innate Immunity in the Intestine (Part II)
11.15-12.00 (MEM H813) Dr. Yasmin Köller: Celiac Disease and malabsorption             


13.15-16.15 (MEM H810 & labs) Mercedes Gomez, Yasmin Köller & Francesca Ronchi: Practical course FACS

Tuesday 2. February 2016               
08.15-09.00 (MEM H810) Prof. Andrew Macpherson: Nutrition: The basis of eating for health
09.15-10.00 (MEM H810) Prof. Kathy McCoy: Epithelial stem Cells and proliferation
10.15-11.00 (MEM H810) PD Dr. med Radu Tutuian: Pharmacology of motility
11.15-12.00 (MEM H810) Prof. Andrew Macpherson: Nutrition: In intestinal disease or failure    


13.15-16.15 (MEM H810 & labs) Mercedes Gomez, Yasmin Köller & Francesca Ronchi: Practical course FACS

Wednesday 3. February 2016                
08.15-09.00 (MEM H810) Dr. Pascal Juillerat: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
09.15-10.00 (MEM H810) Dr. Pascal Juillerat: Biological Therapies for IBD
10.15-11.00 (MEM H810) Prof. Andrew Macpherson: Polyp carcinoma sequence
11.15-12.00 (MEM H810) Dr. Mercedes Gomez: Exocrine Pancreatic Function


13.15-16.15 (INO A, Rapport A 318) Felix Brunner Endoscopy Demonstration

Thursday 4. February 2016
08.15-09.00 (MEM H810) Prof. Kathy McCoy: Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease
09.15-10.00 (MEM H810) Dr. Markus Geuking: Research Models: The Intestinal Microbiota
10.15-11.00 (MEM H810) Prof. Siegfried Hapfelmeier: Intestinal microbiology: Pathogens
11.15-12.00 (MEM H810) Dr. Markus Geuking: Enteric viruses & Transkingdom Interactions           

Friday 5. February 2016
08.15-09.00 (MEM H810) Catherine Mooser: Microbiota & Metabolic Disease
09.15-10.00 (MEM H810) Prof. Kathy McCoy: Clinical Problems: Where next with the research?
10.15-12.00 (MEM H810) Stephanie Ganal & Markus Geuking: Paper Tutorial

Publication to be discussed:
Immunity. 2015 Sep 15;43(3):541-53.
Innate and Adaptive Humoral Responses Coat Distinct Commensal Bacteria with Immunoglobulin A.
Bunker JJ, Flynn TM, Koval JC, Shaw DG, Meisel M, McDonald BD, Ishizuka IE, Dent AL, Wilson PC, Jabri B, Antonopoulos DA, and Bendelac A.

Corresponding preview 'Independence Day for IgA'.
Andrew Macpherson and Kathy McCoy

The enlarged Figures from the tutorial paper can be downloaded here to make notes.

12:00-14.00 (MEM H810) Lecturers and Students: Light lunch

Exam: Wednesday June 15th, 2016 (MEM H810)
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