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MEDG 421 Genetics and Cell Biology of Cancer

Molecular mechanisms of oncogenes and tumor suppressors in cancer biology, methods of and insights from studying cancer genomes, and current topics in cancer research.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: BIOL 335 and one of BIOC 302, BIOC 303.

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
FullMEDG 421 001Web-Oriented Course2 Tue Thu9:3011:00

OPTIONAL textbook: "The Biology of Cancer" by Robert A. Weinberg (2nd Edition)

Note: A background in cell biology is assumed - a grade of B or higher in BIOL 335 is strongly recommended. The course requires extensive independent reading of scientific journal articles.