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BY 3229 - Immunology (Johnston)

Resources for Research Project for Dr. Johnston

Vaccine Research Project

Students will write a 7-9 page research paper describing a vaccine. The student may choose any vaccine in which they are interested. The vaccine may be either existing or may be currently in development. 

Students will work in teams of two on this project, each contributing equally to the final product. Students may choose with whom they wish to work.

Research Paper Structure:

  • introduction
  • disease
  • distribution/morbidity and mortality of the disease
  • pathogen
  • pathogenesis
  • vaccine
  • design
  • delivery method
  • mechanism
  • target population
  • efficacy
  • problems associated with the vaccine
  • summary/conclusion
  • citations/references