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BIOL 426 - Concepts of Cancer Biology

Course Description: 

The course is designed to provide a complete overview of cancer as a disease. It will cover normal and abnormal cell signaling pathways, cancer genes and their regulation, experimental chemical carcinogenesis, metastasis, cancer prevention and therapy, drug development for cancer treatment, cancers of individual organ sites and application of biotechnology for cancer detection and treatment.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(BIOL 107 with min. grade of D, BIOL 115 with min. grade of D, BIOL 401* with min. grade of D, BIOL 445* with min. grade of D, and CHEM 237 with min. grade of D)] An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.

Corequisite: 

None