Research project in Immunology and Immunotherapy

Research project in Immunology and Immunotherapy (60 credits)

Students will carry out a detailed investigation, using laboratory techniques, of a cutting-edge research question relevant to immunology or immunotherapy. This project will involve working as part of a team within a research group, producing novel scientific data, analysing and interpreting this data, and carrying out onward experimental design. The research projects will be available across a broad range of cutting-edge immunology/immunotherapy research groups within the College of MDS. Some projects will also be available within a number of external commercial organisations, including University of Birmingham spin-out companies and biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies with an interest in immunotherapy.

During the research project students will present a poster of their work to academics and peers.

Module attendance required: Twenty-two weeks of laboratory research.

Module dates: TBC

Assessment:

  • Dissertation (100%):
    The research project will be submitted as a dissertation (10,000 words).

Academics involved in the delivery of this module:

Each student will choose a research group from across the College of Medical and Dental Sciences or external organisations, to act as their host laboratory, including supervision by the lead academic.

Course fact file

Type of Course: Module