Science - Course - Molecular Biology of Cancer

  • Course Code: BCHM448
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3crs.: 3lec.)
  • Course Type: Departmental Elective (DE)

Course Description

This course is focused on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of carcinogenesis. The topics of oncogene activation and tumor suppressor gene inactivation induced by carcinogens will be emphasized. DNA repair genes, cell cycle regulation, programmed cell death, cytochrome P450 and tumor markers will be examined. Pre-req.: BIOL 334.