Oncology For Scientists I 2012 Notes

 

Fall Schedule, 2012

 

Date Lecture Topic Suggested Reading Speaker Audio
August
28 (Tues.) ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING   Dr. Block  
30 (Thurs.) 1. The Epidemiology of Cancer Slideshow   Dr. Reid Audio
September
4 (Tues.) 2. The Hallmarks of Cancer Slideshow Ch 1, 2 Dr. Stoler Audio
6 (Thurs.) 3. Methods of Molecular Analysis Slideshow   Dr. Chattopadhyay Audio
11 (Tues.) 4. Methods of Molecular Analysis Slideshow   Dr. Yadav Audio
13 (Thurs.) 5. Regulation of the Cell Cycle Slideshow   Dr. Chandra Audio
18 (Tues.) 6. Cancer Cell Cycle Slideshow Ch 8 Dr. Chandra Audio
20 (Thurs.) 7. Growth Factors/Signal Transduction Slideshow Ch 5, 6 Dr. Das Audio
25 (Tues.) 8. Chromosome Structure, Replication, Transcription, Translation Slideshow   Dr. Battaglia Audio
27 (Thurs.)

9. Oncogenes/Tumor Suppressor Genes

Slideshow

Ch. 4, 7 Dr. Kunnev Audio
October
2 (Tues.) EXAM # 1 ( LECTURES # 1 - 8)
4 (Thurs.) 10. Cell Structure and Tumor Microenvironment Slideshow Ch. 13 Dr. Aygun-Sunar Audio
9 (Tues.) 11. DNA Repair Slideshow Ch. 12 Dr. Melendy Audio
11 (Thurs.) 12. Genomic Instability Slideshow Ch. 11 Dr. Stoler Audio
16 (Thurs 13. MicroRNA Slideshow   Dr. Yendamuri Audio
18 (Thurs.) 14. DNA Methylation Slideshow   Dr. Smiraglia Audio
23 (Tues.) 15. Genomic Imprinting Notes   Dr. Higgins  
25 (Thurs.) 16. Metastasis and Angiogenesis Slideshow Ch. 13, 14 Dr. Muramatsu Audio
30 (Tues.) 17. Senescence and Immortalization Slideshow Ch. 10 Dr. Natarjan Audio
November
1 (Thurs.) 18. Apoptosis Slideshow Ch. 9 Dr. Yadav Audio
6 (Tues.) EXAM # 2 (LECTURES #9 - 17)
8 (Thurs.) 19. Stem Cells Slideshow   Dr. Bhatia Audio
13 (Tues.) 20. Viral Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Stoler Audio
15 (Thurs.) 21. Chemical Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Chattopadhyay Audio
20 (Tues.) 22. Radiation Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Chandra Audio
22 (Thurs.) THANKSGIVING/FALL RECESS
27 (Tues.) 23. History of Immunology Slideshow   Dr. Evans Audio
29 (Thurs.) 24. Antibodies Slideshow   Dr. Thanavala Audio
December
4 (Tues.) 25. Cells of the Immune System Slideshow   Drs. Repasky/Hylander Audio
8 (Thurs.) 26. T Cell Immunity Slideshow   Dr. Abrams Audio
11 (Tues.) REVIEW DAY
13 (Thurs.) EXAM #3 (LECTURES 18 - 26)

 

 

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.edu/oncsci
Course Coordinator: AnneMarie W. Block, Ph.D. - Rm. S-513, Science Bldg., X4589
Email: annemarie.block@roswellpark.org
Teaching Assistant: James Kalmuk - Rm. 111, Cancer Cell Center (CCC), X7184
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