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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Lecturer Victor Pereira at Harvard Graduate School of Education.


"Introduction to Immune Systems." In this course, we will delve into the fascinating world of the human immune system. Whether you're new to the field or seeking a deeper understanding, this course will provide you with a solid foundation in immunology. We'll explore the immune system's components, functions, and its critical role in defending the body against pathogens. From the basics of innate and adaptive immunity to the intricacies of antigen recognition, antibody responses, and cellular immunity, you'll gain a holistic view of how our bodies protect themselves. Furthermore, we'll discuss topics such as immunological memory, vaccines, autoimmune diseases, and the exciting frontiers of immunotherapy. By the end of this course, you'll have a thorough understanding of the immune system and its relevance in health, disease, and cutting-edge medical advancements."


At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the educator indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Introduction to Immune Systems by Victor Pereira at Harvard Graduate School

  • Victor Pereira is lecturer on education and Co-Chair of the Teaching and Teaching Leadership program (TTL). He earned his Bachelor of Science in biology and Master of Arts in teaching from Boston College. Prior to coming to HGSE, Pereira taught, coached, mentored and worked in many teacher-leadership roles for 14 years in Boston Public Schools. In 2012, Pereira was the Massachusetts Recipient of the Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence. Pereira has worked with the teacher preparation programs at HGSE in many different capacities since 2004 focused on developing new teachers and improving science teaching and learning in middle and high school classrooms. Pereira’s passion is helping science educators promote scientific literacy through authentic and relevant learning opportunities that prepare students to be informed and engaged citizens.

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