BIOL 668 - The Biology of Cancer

Overview

Course Title

The Biology of Cancer

Department(s)

Description

This course will describe the underlying mechanisms of tumorigenesis. Topics cover the genetic basis of cancer, cancer stem cells, tumor microenvironment, metabolism, angiogenesis, metastasis, and treatments, including cancer immunotherapies. Students are also required to write a comprehensive essay of one topic in cancer. Each student is expected to select a specific topic of their own interest, and validate it by the instructor before performing the assignment.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule