Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020


BIOC 460 001 (CRN: 20301)


Department: Biosciences
Instructor: Uribe, Rosa A.
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR GRB W211 (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
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:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: BIOC 301 AND BIOC 341
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 17
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 45
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 28
Enrollment data as of: 4-OCT-2023 2:13PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM T TBA TBA
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. Cross-list: BIOC 560, BIOE 560. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOC 460 if student has credit for BIOC 560.