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CMCA 510S Introduction to Cancer Biology 2.0 Credits

This course provides a broad-based introduction to the field of cancer biology. The course focuses on mutations in enzymes that alter activity, modulation of transcription and translation in cancer cells, defects in DNA damage repair pathways, rewiring of signal transduction pathways, and alterations in cell cycle regulation. The majority of the course is discussion-based and focuses on analysis of primary literature, with an emphasis on training students in critical reading of primary scientific research reports. Topics will parallel those covered in the Foundations in Bioscience 1 course, but from a cancer biology-relevant perspective.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit