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The Molecular Basis of Cancer

MB&B 223
Fall 2023
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: BIOL 223
Course Cluster and Certificates: Health Studies

Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by unregulated cell growth and tissue invasion. This course will focus on the molecular events that lead to cancer. We will cover topics in both molecular and cellular biology and genetics that are relevant to understanding the differences between normal and cancer cells. Particular focus will be placed on oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes, DNA damage responses, the p53 signaling pathway, cell cycle regulation, and the molecular basis of cancer therapies. This course will utilize both the textbook and primary scientific literature in the study of cancer.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: MB&B181
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(MB&B)(NS&B)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on JUL-17-2024
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