Oncology For Scientists I

Course ID: 
RPN 530
Description: 

 

Fall Schedule, 2015

 

Date Lecture Topic Suggested Reading Speaker Audio
1 (Tues.) ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING   Dr. Block  
3 (Thurs.) 1. The Epidemiology of Cancer Slideshow  

Dr. Hahn

Audio
8 (Tues.) 2. The Hallmarks of Cancer Slideshow Ch 1, 2 Dr. Ramakrishnan Audio
10 (Thurs.) 3. Methods of Analysis Slideshow Handout   Ms. Affronti Audio
15 (Tues.) 4. Methods of Analysys Handout   Ms. Affronti  
17 (Thurs.) 5. Regulation of the Cell Cycle Slideshow   Dr. Chandra Audio
22 (Tues.) 6. Cancer Cell Cycle Slideshow Ch 8 Dr. Chandra Audio
24 (Thurs.) 7. Growth Factors/Signal Transduction Slideshow Ch 5, 6 Dr. Das Audio
29 (Tues.) 8. Metabolism of Cancer Slideshow   Dr. Das Audio
October
1 (Thurs.)

9. Chromosome Structure, Replication, Transcription, Translation Slideshow

  Dr. Battaglia Audio
6 (Tues.) 10. Oncogenes/Tumor Suppressor Genes Slideshow Ch. 4, 7 Dr. Gelman Audio
8 (Thurs.) 11. Cell Structure and Tumor Microenvironment Slideshow Ch. 13 Dr. Kurenova Audio
13 (Tues.) EXAM # 1 ( LECTURES 1 - 9)
15 (Thurs.) 12. DNA Repair Slideshow Ch. 12 Dr. Melendy Audio
20 (Tues.) 13. Genomic Instability Slideshow Ch. 11 Mr. Mahpour Audio
22 (Thurs.) 14. MicroRNA Slideshow   Dr. Patnaik Audio
27 (Tues.) 15. DNA Methylation Slideshow   Dr. Smiraglia Audio
29 (Thurs.) 16. Genomic Imprinting Slideshow   Dr. Higgins Audio
November
3 (Tues.) 17. Metastasis and Angiogenesis Slideshow Ch. 13, 14 Dr. Bhat Audio
5 (Thurs.) 18. Senescence and Immortalization Slideshow Ch. 10 Dr. Yadav Audio
10 (Tues.) 19. Apoptosis Slideshow Ch. 9 Dr. Yadav Audio
12 (Thurs.) EXAM # 2 (LECTURES 10 - 18)
17 (Tues.) 20. Chemical Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Yadav Audio
19 (Thurs.) 21. Viral Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Gelman Audio
24 (Tues.) 22. Radiation Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Chandra Audio
26 (Thurs.) THANKSGIVING/FALL RECESS
December
1 (Tues.) 23. History of Immunology Slideshow   Dr. Evans Audio
3 (Thurs.) 24. Antibodies Slideshow   Dr. Thanavala Audio
8 (Tues.) 25. Cells of the Immune System Slideshow   Dr. Hylander Audio
10 (Thurs.) 26. T Cell Immunity Slideshow   Dr. Abrams Audio
15 (Tues.) REVIEW DAY
17 (Thurs.) EXAM #3 (LECTURES 19 - 26)

 

 

Required Text: The Biology of Cancer 2nd Ed
Robert A. Weinberg
Garland Science, 2014
  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot
Crown, 2010
Course Website http://www.roswellpark.edu/education/courses/rpn-530-oncology-scientists-i
Course Coordinator: AnneMarie W. Block, Ph.D. - Rm. S-513, Gratwick Basic Science Building., X4589
Email: annemarie.block@roswellpark.org
Teaching Assistant: Marie-Virginie Coignet, Carlton House Rm. 345, x8596
Email: marie-virginie.coignet@roswellpark.org
Webmaster: Andrew Block
Email: oncology@andyserver.com

 

Semester: 
Fall
Credit Hours: 
4
Day: 
Tuesday
Thursday
Time: 
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Teaching Assistant: 
Marie-Virginie Coignet, Carlton House Rm. 345, x8596; Email: marie-virginie.coignet@roswellpark.org
Notes: