Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020


BIOE 560 001 (CRN: 20589)


Department: Bioengineering
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):
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required) Instructor Permission Required
Section Enrolled: 7
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 45
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 29
Enrollment data as of: 8-FEB-2023 11:33PM
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. This course requires instructor permission to enroll. Please fill out the special registration form from All requests will be reviewed and you will be notified of an enrollment decision. Cross-list: BIOC 460, BIOC 560.