Oncology For Scientists I

Course ID: 
RPN 530
Description: 

 

Fall Schedule, 2016

 

August
Date Lecture Topic Suggested Reading Speaker Audio
30 (Tues.) ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING   Dr. Block  
September
1 (Thurs.)

1. The Epidemiology of Cancer

Slideshow 1 Slideshow 2

 

Dr. Hahn

Audio
6 (Tues.) 2. The Hallmarks of Cancer Slideshow Ch 1, 2 Ms. Affronti Audio
8 (Thurs.) 3. Methods of Analysis Slideshow   Ms. Affronti Audio
13 (Tues.) 4. Methods of Analysis Slideshow   Ms. Affronti Audio
15 (Thurs.) 5. Growth Factors/Signal Transduction Slideshow Ch 5, 6 Dr. Das Audio
20 (Tues.) 6. Metabolism of Cancer Slideshow   Dr. Das Audio
22 (Thurs.) 7. Regulation of the Cell Cycle Slideshow   Dr. Chandra Audio
27 (Tues.) 8. Cancer Cell Cycle Slideshow Ch 8 Dr. Chandra Audio
29 (Thurs.) 9. Oncogenes/Tumor Suppressor Genes Slideshow Ch 4, 7 Dr. Gelman Audio
October
4 (Tues.)

10. Cell Structure and Tumor Microenvironment Slideshow

Ch 13 Dr. Kurenova Audio
6 (Thurs.) EXAM # 1 ( LECTURES 1 - 9)
11 (Tues.) 11. Chromosome Structure, Replication, Transcription, Translation Slideshow   Dr. Battaglia Audio
13 (Thurs.) 12. DNA Repair Slideshow Ch. 12 Ms. Zunic Audio
18 (Tues.) 13. Genomic Instability Slideshow Ch. 11 Dr. Nastiuk Audio
20 (Thurs.) 14. MicroRNAs, RNA Modifications, and RNA Editing Slideshow   Dr. Patnaik Audio
25 (Tues.) 15. DNA Methylation Slideshow   Dr. Smiraglia Audio
27 (Thurs.) 16. Genomic Imprinting Slideshow   Ms. Hillman Audio
November
1 (Tues.) 17. Metastasis and Angiogenesis Slideshow Ch. 13, 14 Dr. Bhat Audio
3 (Thurs.) 18. Senescence and Immortalization Slideshow Ch. 10 Dr. Yadav Audio
8 (Tues.) 19. Apoptosis Slideshow Ch. 9 Dr. Yadav Audio
10 (Thurs.) EXAM # 2 (LECTURES 10 - 18)
15 (Tues.) 20. Viral Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Gelman Audio
17 (Thurs.) 21. Chemical Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Yadav Audio
22 (Tues.) 22. Radiation Carcinogenesis Slideshow   Dr. Chandra Audio
24 (Thurs.) THANKSGIVING/FALL RECESS
29 (Tues.) 23. History of Immunology Slideshow   Dr. Evans Audio
December
1 (Thurs.) 24. Cells of the Immune System Slideshow   Dr. Hylander Audio
6 (Tues.) 25. Antibodies Slideshow   Dr. Lugade/Dr. Thanavala Audio
8 (Thurs.) 26. T Cell Immunity Slideshow   Dr. Abrams Audio
15 (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

The Gene
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Scribner, 2016

Course Website:
http://www.roswellpark.edu/oncsci

Course Coordinator:
AnneMarie W. Block, Ph.D. - Rm. S-513, Gratwick Basic Science Building., X4589
Email: annemarie.block@roswellpark.org

Teaching Assistant:
Anand Sharda, CGP L5-140 x7180
Email: anand.sharda@roswellpark.org

Semester: 
Fall
Credit Hours: 
4
Day: 
Tuesday
Thursday
Time: 
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Notes: