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MEDG 421 Genetics and Cell Biology of Cancer

Molecular mechanisms of oncogenes and tumor suppressors and the effects of oncogenic mutations on the biology of cancer cells.

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 300, BIOC 302, BIOC 303, BIOL 350.

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
  MEDG 421 001 Lecture 2 Tue Thu 9:30 11:00

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.