Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2016

     

BIOC 560 001 (CRN: 20715)

CANCER BIOLOGY

Long Title: CANCER BIOLOGY
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:
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 13
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 0
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 43
Enrollment data as of: 25-MAY-2022 11:28PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
30-APR-2016  
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 https://registrar.rice.edu/student/special_registration. Send our enrollment request and special registration form to Mariah McClarty at Mariah.A.McClarty@rice.edu. 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.