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Viruses & How to Beat Them: Cells, Immunity, Vaccines

If you are a budding immunologist, vaccinologist, a medical science buff or simply curious to know more take advantage of this introductory edX on line course.

Viruses & How to Beat Them: Cells, Immunity, Vaccines, is a free course that you can run at your own pace. An effort of 2~3 hours per week will take you about seven weeks to go through the course.

The course was produced at Tel Aviv University by TAU Online – learning innovation center and is presented by Prof Jonathan Gershoni.

The lectures have been carefully planned to clearly describe basic Cell Biology, Virology, and Immunology in terms that everyone can understand, without compromising scientific correctness.

What you’ll learn

  • The makeup of cell structures (organelles) and their functions

  • What happens to our body when it is infected by viruses

  • How our immune system operates to protect us

  • The pros and cons of vaccination

Gershoni also interviews an expert panel who comment on what they think about vaccines.

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