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



-Check email 2-3 times a day! 

  • Last lecture posted!   Final review Sunday, May 10th  7 pm.  Please join us! https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/d8200fa64f0843eab3b134aa1c558fa8
  • Although the website is up again, I had to re-link all content from March 24th on....Please let me know if you have trouble accessing any of the PPT lectures or videos. I was a long process to update what did not come back and I'm sure I will have missed something!   Thanks for your patience.




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

Lecture 22 Part 2

Lecture 22-slides

Lecture 23 Part 1

Lecture 23 Part 2

Lecture 23--slides


Lecture 24 Part 1

Lecture 24 Part 2

Lecture 24--slides

Lecture 25 Part 1

Lecture 25 Part 2

Lecture 25--slides

Lecture 26--all

Lecture 26--slides

Lecture 27-Part 1

Lecture 27-Part 2

Lecture 27--slides

Lecture 28--Part 1.

Lecture 28--Part 2

Lecture 28--slides

Lecture 29--Part 1

Lecture 29--Part 2

Lecture 29--slides


Lecture 30--Part 1

Lecture 30--Part 2 

Lecture 30--slides

Lecture 31--part 1

Lecture 31--Part 2

Lecture 31--slides

Lecture 32--Part 1

Leccture 32--part 2

Lecture 32--slides

Lecture 33--part 1

Lecture 33-part 2

Lecture 33--slides

Lecture 34--audio all

Lecture 34--slides

Lecture 35--slides

Lecture 35--audio

guidlines for final exam






Lecture 33---Part 1

Lecture 33-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.
Lab 6---FACS analysis
Powerpoint presentation Here:
Examples of data output here
CD11b antibody info here
LAB 7--Enzyme Linked Immunoassays (ELISA)
Lab 7--ELISA part 1--Background/Introduction  and  protocol 
Animation for your ELISA assay--2 animations to click on to the right of the product pictures. 


Exam prep
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Accumulated points for Spring semester=




In addition to the paper given out in the first lecture, please read:




  Lab 4--Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting Lab 4---FACS analysis background---how do we know differentiation took place?
Lab 5--Pregnancy testing backround    Pregnancy tesing protocol


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)

Immunology lab 3--FACS lecture.pptx1.66 MB
Guidelinesforimmpresentation2013.doc28.5 KB
Immunology 2016--lecture 32.ppt5.08 MB
Immunology 2016--lecture 33.ppt5.78 MB
Immunology 2016--lecture 34.ppt4.4 MB
ELISA part2--background---2016.doc35.5 KB