The Cell-Division Cycle and Cancer|
Fall 2008 not offered
This course will cover a broad range of topics that are related to the process of cell division. We will discuss how the cell cycle is executed and regulated in a variety of eukaryotic systems. Major consideration will be applied to discussions of cancer and the defects in cell-division regulation that underlie this disease. Some of the topics include growth factors, signaling pathways, apoptosis, cyclin-dependent kinases as cell-cycle regulators, transcriptional and posttranscriptional control of cell-cycle genes, DNA replication, DNA damage checkpoints, and tumor suppressors.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(MB&B)
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In class presentations, one paper, take home final exam.
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