Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2014


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BIOC 560 001 (CRN: 13208)


Department: Biosciences
Instructor: Villares, Gabriel J.
Meeting: 8:00AM - 9:15AM TR (25-AUG-2014 - 5-DEC-2014) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es):
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required) Instructor Permission Required
Section Enrolled: 2
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 0
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 17
Enrollment data as of: 15-JUL-2024 1:46PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Description: Provides an integrated lecture series summarizing current knowledge in cancer biology and integrating current literature with basic concepts. Topics include: statistics of incidence/survival, types of cancer, pathology, the process of carcinogenesis and sources of carcinogens, genetic and epigenetic mechanisms and consequences, cancer progression, metastasis and current treatment options. Students will learn to use online databases to develop independent strategies for analyzing datasets. There will be several writing assignments and in class oral presentations of research articles. This course requires instructor permission to enroll. Please send all enrollment requests to Monica Roberts, All requests will be reviewed and you will be notified of enrollment decision by December 5th. Cross-list: BIOC 460. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOC 560 if student has credit for BIOC 460.