Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2016


BIOC 560 001 (CRN: 20715)


Department: Biosciences
Instructor: Farach-Carson, Cindy
Meeting: 8:00AM - 9:15AM TR BRC 282 (11-JAN-2016 - 22-APR-2016) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 13
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 0
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 38
Enrollment data as of: 5-DEC-2023 5:32AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
7:00PM - 10:00PM S HRG 100
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. Plase fill out the special registration form from Send our enrollment request and special registration form to Mariah McClarty at All requests will be reviewed and you will be notified of an enrollment decision. Cross-list: BIOC 460, BIOE 560. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOC 560 if student has credit for BIOC 460.