Oncology for Scientists I Notes

Fall Schedule, 2011


Date
Lecture Topic Suggested Reading Speaker Audio
August
30 (Tues.) ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING   Dr. Block  
September
2 (Thurs.) 1. The Epidemiology of Cancer Slideshow   Dr. Reid Audio
6 (Tues.) 2. The Hallmarks of Cancer Slideshow Ch 1, 2 Dr. Stoler Audio
8 (Thurs.) 3. Methods of Molecular Analysis Slideshow   Dr. Kisailus Audio
13 (Tues.) 4. Methods of Molecular Analysis Slideshow   Dr. Kisailus Audio
15 (Thurs.) 5. Regulation of the Cell Cycle Slideshow   Dr. Black Audio
20 (Tues.) 6. Cancer Cell Cycle Slideshow Ch 8 Dr. Black Audio
22 (Thurs.) 7. Growth Factors/Signal Transduction Slideshow Ch 5, 6 Dr. Das Audio
27 (Tues.) 8. Chromosome Structure, Replication, Transcription, Translation Slideshow   Dr. Battaglia Audio
29 (Thurs.) ROSH HASHANAH/CLASSES CANCELLED
October
4 (Tues.) EXAM # 1 ( LECTURES # 1 - 8)
6 (Thurs.) 9. Oncogenes/Tumor Suppressor Genes Slideshow Ch. 4, 7 Dr. Kunnev Audio
11 (Tues.) 10. Cell Structure and Tumor Microenvironment Slideshow Ch. 13 Dr. Aygun-Sunar Audio
13 (Thurs.) 11. DNA Repair Slideshow Ch. 12 Dr. Melendy Audio
18 (Tues.) 13. Genomic Instability Slideshow Ch. 11 Dr. Stoler Audio
20 (Thurs.) 13. DNA Methylation Slideshow   Dr. Smiraglia Audio
25 (Tues.) 14. Genomic Imprinting and Cancer Slideshow   Dr. Higgins Audio
27 (Thurs.) 15. MicroRNA Slideshow   Dr. Yendamuri Audio
November
1 (Tues.) 16. Metastasis and Angiogenesis Slideshow Ch. 13, 14 Dr. Akakura Audio
3 (Thurs.) 17. Senescence and Immortalization Slideshow Ch. 10 Dr. Natarjan Audio
8 (Tues.) 18. Apoptosis Slideshow Ch. 9 Dr. Battaglia Audio
10 (Thurs.) EXAM # 2 (LECTURES #9 - 17)
16 (Tues.) 19. Viral Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Stoler Audio
17 (Thurs.) 20. Radiation Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Frustino Audio
22 (Tues.) 21. Chemical Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Comas-Soberats Audio
24 (Thurs.) THANKSGIVING/CLASSES CANCELLED
29 (Tues.) 22. History of Immunology Slideshow   Dr. Evans Audio
December
1 (Thurs.) 23. Cells of the Immune System Slideshow   Dr. Capitano Audio
6 (Tues.) 24. Antibodies Slideshow   Dr. Thanavala Audio
8 (Thurs.) 25. T Cell Immunity Slideshow   Dr. Abrams Audio
13 (Tues.) READING DAY - NO CLASS
15 (Thurs.) EXAM #3 (LECTURES 18 - 25)


 

Required Text: The Biology of Cancer
    Robert A. Weinberg
    Garland Science, 2007
  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Rebecca Skloot
    Crown, 2010
Course Website http://www.roswellpark.org/oncsci
Course Coordinator: AnneMarie W. Block, Ph.D. - Rm. S-513, Science Bldg., X4589
Email: annemarie.block@roswellpark.org
Teaching Assistant: Christi Salisbury-Ruf - Center for Genetics and Pharmacology, L5-136; X3288
Email: christi.salisbury-ruf@roswellpark.org
Webmaster: Andrew Block
Email: oncology@andyserver.com