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A sample syllabus for the course may be found here: BIO 0193 - BA Syllabus. Please note: Syllabus, content, and format are subject to change

This course will integrate the basic concepts in immunology and vaccinology with modern vaccine technologies to learn how vaccines are developed to provide solutions to stopping the scourge of the infectious disease such as COVID-19. The course has three modules based on the selected topics to introduce: i) the molecular and cellular basis of the immune system, ii) the basic principles of vaccine design and development, and iii) the applications of new vaccine technologies in the fight against COVID-19.

This is a virtual synchronous course that follows the published schedule of course meetings and requires attendance at all sessions.Tufts virtual courses are designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and interactive courses to Tufts and visiting students. For more information about virtual course policies and expectations, please visit

Basic Enrollment Requirements: None

Instructor Approval: Not Required.

Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

Refund Policy: Course Policy 1

*Please note: this section is not open to high school students

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School of Engineering