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This course is part of the Science Summer Programme.

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Perhaps governments are right in spending huge amounts of our money on defence? Biology learnt this lesson through millions of years of evolution and a large part of your genome is dedicated to immune defence. We explore how your immune system manages, or fails, to keep one step ahead of invading microbes.


Course dates

09 Jul 2018 to 13 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

25 Jun 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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