The courses offered in this specialty are Human Immunology, Human Microbiology, and Microbiology Practice. Human Immunology studies the composition and behavior of the immune system that is responsible for our body’s defense against microbes and immune disorders. Human Microbiology studies the characteristics of pathogenic bacteria and viruses, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of various infectious diseases. It puts particular emphasis on microbes related to oral diseases (dental caries, periodontitis, etc). In Microbiology Practice, students will experiment with bacterial staining, microscope observations, pure culture methods, and antibiotic susceptibility testing. Students will be able to develop skills for accurate diagnosis and treatment of various infectious diseases including oral diseases.
- Professor / Kang, In-Chol
- Professor / Ohk, Seung-Ho