Oncology For Scientists II

Course ID: 
RPN 532
Description: 

Spring Schedule, 2017

January
Date Lecture Topic Suggested Reading Speaker Audio
31 (Tues.) ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING   Dr. Block  
February
2 (Thurs.) 1. Cancer Epidemiology and Survivorship Slideshow   Dr. Erwin/Dr. Hong Audio
7 (Tues.) 2. Health Disparities Slideshow   Dr. Erwin/Dr. Rodriguez Audio
9 (Thurs.) 3. Health Behavior Slideshow   Dr. O'Connor Audio
14 (Tues.) 4. Prevention/Chemoprevention Slideshow   Dr. Zhang  
16 (Thurs.) 5. Cancer Imaging/PDT Slideshow   Dr. Seshadri Audio
21 (Tues.) 6. Chemotherapy Slideshow   Dr. Przespolewski Audio
23 (Thurs.)

7. Radiation Therapy

 

Dr. Podgorsak

 
28 (Tues.) 8. Clinical Genetics  

Dr. Voian

 
March
2 (Thurs.) 9. Cancer Cytogenetics  

Dr. Block

 
7 (Tues.)

EXAM # 1 (LECTURES #1 - 8)

     
9 (Thurs.) 10. Pathology   Dr. Bogner  
14 (Tues.) 11. Immunmmunotherapy   Dr. Skitzki  
16 (Thurs.) 12. Developing Clinical Immunotherapeutic Treatment Strategies   Dr. Muhitch/Dr. Choi  
21 (Tues.) SPRING RECESS
23 (Thurs.) SPRING RECESS
28 (Tues.) 13. Animal Models in Cancer Research   Dr. Sexton  
30 (Thurs.) 14. Medical Oncology/Clinical Trials   Dr. Griffiths  
April
4 (Tues.) 15. Prostate Cancer   Dr. Chatta  
6 (Thurs.) 16. Current Topics in Prostate Cancer Research   STAFF  
11 (Tues.) 17. Brain Tumors/Vaccines   Dr. Fabiano/Dr. Ciesielski  
13 (Thurs.) EXAM # 2 (LECTURES #9 - 16)
18 (Tues.) 18. Breast Cancer/Current Research   Dr. Young/Dr. Takabe  
20 (Thurs.) 19. Cutaneous Malignancies/Current Research   Dr. Paragh  
25 (Tues.) 20. Pediatric Oncology/Survivorship   Dr. Higman/Dr. Rokitka Audio
27 (Thurs.) 21. Lung Cancer   Dr. Demmy  
May
2 (Tues.) 22. Current Topics in Lung Cancer Research   STAFF  
4 (Thurs.) 23. Leukemia/MDS/Current Research   Dr. Griffiths/Dr. Nemeth  
9 (Tues.) 24. Lymphoproliferative Disorders/Current Research   Dr. Torka/Dr. Hernandez-Illizaturri  
11 (Thurs.) 25. Bone Marrow Transplantation/Current Research/Survivorship   Dr. Chen/Dr. Hahn/Guests  
16 (Tues.) EXAM #3 (LECTURES #17 - 25)

 

 

Required Texts: The Biology of Cancer 2nd Ed
Robert A. Weinberg
Garland Science, 2014
  The Emperor of All Maladies
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Scribner, 2010
Course Website: https://www.roswellpark.edu/education/courses/oncology-scientists-ii/notes
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, Rm. L5-140, x7180
Email: anand.sharda@roswellpark.org
Webmaster: Andrew Block
Email: oncology@andyserver.com

 

Semester: 
Spring
Credit Hours: 
4
Day: 
Tuesday
Thursday
Time: 
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Teaching Assistant: 
Anand Sharda, CGP, Rm. L5-140, x7180 E-mail: anand.sharda@roswellpark.org
Notes: