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VACCINOLOGY - Syllabus
VACCINOLOGY - Syllabus

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ANTONELLA BALDI (responsabile dell'insegnamento)

CdL in SCIENZE BIOTECNOLOGICHE VETERINARIE (Classe LM-9) immatricolati dal 2016/17 - Laurea Magistrale - 2017/2018

Insegnamento obbligatorio / Compulsory courseNo
Anno di corso / Year of course2s
Periodo di svolgimentosecondo / second trimestre
Settori scientifico disciplinari / Scientific fields
  • VET/05 - Malattie infettive degli animali domestici (6 cfu: / ects: )
  • AGR/18 - Nutrizione e alimentazione animale (2 cfu: / ects: )
Crediti (CFU) obbligatori / ECTS credits (CFU) compulsory8
Crediti (CFU) facoltativi / ECTS credits - facultative-

Informazioni generali / general information

Obiettivi: The course aims to provide a comprehensive and integrated overview in the important field of vaccinology, from immunology to all types of vaccine development, production, delivery and effect evaluation.

Lingua dell'insegnamento / Language of instruction: Inglese

Metodi didattici /Activities: Frontali ed esercitativi

Programma di studio / Syllabus

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The course provides a comprehensive and integrated overview of vaccinology, including principles of vaccination, methods to develop and produce all types of vaccines, practical aspects of vaccine delivery and future challenges.

Programma / Syllabus Module: Innovative vaccine development and production:

Ricombinant vaccines development strategies
Subunit vaccines and Adjuvants (including liposomes, ISCOMs and VLPs)
Live attenuated recombinant vaccines
Genetic vaccines (DNA and RNA)
Innovative approaches (CpG motifs, peptide vaccines and others)

Programma / Syllabus Module: Innovative vaccine development and production per non frequentanti / not attendant students

Ricombinant vaccines development strategies
Subunit vaccines and Adjuvants (including liposomes, ISCOMs and VLPs)
Live attenuated recombinant vaccines
Genetic vaccines (DNA and RNA)
Innovative approaches (CpG motifs, peptide vaccines and others)

Bibliografia e altri materiali didattici / Readings Module: Innovative vaccine development and production:

Handouts will be provided by the teacher

Bibliografia e altri materiali didattici / Readings Module: Innovative vaccine development and production per non frequentanti / not attendant students

Handouts will be provided by the teacher

Programma / Syllabus Module: Plant-based production of oral vaccines:

Plant transformation tools: Agrobacterium-mediated (stable and transient) and biolistic approach (4 hours).
Biomass Production and evaluation of heterologous antigenic protein expression: the example of tobacco plants (4 hours)
An example of application: pigs fed a tobacco seed based oral vaccines (4 hours).

Programma / Syllabus Module: Plant-based production of oral vaccines per non frequentanti / not attendant students

Plant transformation tools: Agrobacterium-mediated (stable and transient) and biolistic approach (4 hours).
Biomass Production and evaluation of heterologous antigenic protein expression: the example of tobacco plants (4 hours)
An example of application: pigs fed a tobacco seed based oral vaccines (4 hours).

Bibliografia e altri materiali didattici / Readings Module: Plant-based production of oral vaccines:

slides and laboratory manual

Bibliografia e altri materiali didattici / Readings Module: Plant-based production of oral vaccines per non frequentanti / not attendant students

slides and laboratory manual

Programma / Syllabus Module: Practical aspects of vaccinology:

History, passive & active immunization.
Veterinary vaccine development: from idea to delivery; market, registration and pharmacovigilance
Types of veterinary vaccines: from traditional to modern drugs
Field application of human and veterinary vaccines, herd immunity
Vaccine side effects: truth & hoax

Programma / Syllabus Module: Practical aspects of vaccinology per non frequentanti / not attendant students

History, passive & active immunization.
Veterinary vaccine development: from idea to delivery; market, registration and pharmacovigilance
Types of veterinary vaccines: from traditional to modern drugs
Field application of human and veterinary vaccines, herd immunity
Vaccine side effects: truth & hoax

Bibliografia e altri materiali didattici / Readings Module: Practical aspects of vaccinology:

Course handouts in Ariel and directly provided by the teacher

Bibliografia e altri materiali didattici / Readings Module: Practical aspects of vaccinology per non frequentanti / not attendant students

Course handouts in Ariel and directly provided by the teacher

Modalità di esame, prerequisiti, esami propedeutici / Prerequisites, exams and assessment

Esame / Examunico
Modalità di accertamento conoscenze / Type of assessmentEsame
Giudiziovoto verbalizzato in trentesimi

Prerequisiti e modalità di esame Esame orale

Esame orale

Organizzazione didattica / Structure of the course

Module: Innovative vaccine development and production

obbligatorio / compulsory

Settori e relativi crediti / Scientific fields

  • VET/05 - Malattie infettive degli animali domestici - cfu: / ects: 3
Attività didattiche previste / Learning activities

Lezioni: 18 ore / hours

Docenti / Teachers

Module: Plant-based production of oral vaccines

obbligatorio / compulsory

Settori e relativi crediti / Scientific fields

  • AGR/18 - Nutrizione e alimentazione animale - cfu: / ects: 2
Attività didattiche previste / Learning activities

Lezioni: 12 ore / hours

Module: Practical aspects of vaccinology

obbligatorio / compulsory

Settori e relativi crediti / Scientific fields

  • VET/05 - Malattie infettive degli animali domestici - cfu: / ects: 3
Attività didattiche previste / Learning activities

Lezioni: 18 ore / hours

Docenti / Teachers

Ricevimento docenti / Teacher's office hours

Orario di ricevimento Docenti / Teacher's office hours
Docente / TeacherOrario di ricevimento / Office's hoursLuogo di ricevimento / Office location
ANTONELLA BALDI (responsabile dell'insegnamento)Sede di Via Trentacoste, 2
LAURETTA TURIN
PAOLA EMANUELA DALL'ARA