Oncology For Scientists II

Course ID: 
RPN 532
Description: 

Spring Schedule, 2016

January
Date Lecture Topic Suggested Reading Speaker Audio
26 (Tues.) ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING   Dr. Block  
28 (Thurs.) 1. Cancer Epidemiology and Survivorship Slideshow  

Dr. Hong

Audio
February
2 (Tues.) 2. Health Disparities Slideshow   Dr. Erwin/Dr. Rodriguez Audio
4 (Thurs.) 3. Health Behavior Slideshow   Dr. Bansal Travers N/A
9 (Tues.) 4. Prevention/Chemoprevention Slideshow   Dr. Zhang N/A
11 (Thurs.) 5. Pathology Slideshow   Dr. Bogner Audio
16 (Tues.) 6. Cancer Imaging/PDT Slideshow   Dr. Seshadri Audio
18 (Thurs.) 7. Medical Oncology/Clinical Trials Slideshow   Dr. Griffiths Audio
23 (Tues.)

8. Clinical Genetics/Cancer Cytogenetics

Slideshow 1 Slideshow 2

 

Dr. Voian/Dr. Block

Audio
25 (Thurs.) 9. Radiation Therapy Slideshow  

Dr. Podgorsak

Audio
March
1 (Tues.)

EXAM # 1 (LECTURES #1 - 8)

     
3 (Thurs.) 10. Chemotherapy Slideshow   Dr. Przespolewski Audio
8 (Tues.) 11. Immune Activating Strategies Utilized in Immunotherapy/Developing Novel Immunotherapeutic Treatment Strategies Slideshow 1 Slideshow 2   Dr. Muhitch/Dr. Choi Audio
10 (Thurs.) 12. Animal Models in Cancer Research Slideshow   Dr. Sexton N/A
15 (Tues.) SPRING RECESS
17 (Thurs.) SPRING RECESS
22 (Tues.) 13. Immunotherapy Slideshow   Dr. Skitzki Audio
24 (Tues.) 14. Prostate Cancer Slideshow   Dr. Chatta Audio
29 (Tues.) 15. Targeting Prostate Cancer Stem Cells Slideshow   Dr. Huss Audio
31 (Thurs.) 16. Current Principles and Practices in Gynecologic Oncology Slideshow   Dr. Szender Audio
April
5 (Tues.) 17. Brain Tumors/Vaccines Slideshow 1 Slideshow 2   Dr. Fabiano/Dr. Ciesielski Audio
7 (Thurs.) EXAM # 2 (LECTURES #9 - 16)
12 (Tues.) 18. Cutaneous Malignancies Slideshow   Dr. Paragh Audio
14 (Thurs.) 19. Lung Cancer Slideshow   Dr. Nwogu N/A
19 (Tues.) No Class Scheduled      
21 (Thurs.) 21. Lung Cancer Research Slideshow   Dr. Patnaik Audio
26 (Tues.) 22. Breast Cancer/Epidemiology Research Slideshow 1 Slideshow 2   Dr. Young/Dr. Yao Audio
28 (Thurs.) 23. Leukemia/MDS/Research Slideshow 1 Slideshow 2   Dr. Griffiths/Dr. Nemeth Audio
May
3 (Tues.) 24. Lymphoma/Research Slideshow   Dr. Hernandez-Illizaliturri Audio
5 (Thurs.) 25. Bone Marrow Transplantation/Research Slideshow   Dr. Chen/Dr. Hahn Audio
12 (Thurs.) 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: Marie-Virginie Coignet, Carlton House Rm. 345, x8596
Email: marie-virginie.coignet@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: 
Hayley Affronti, CGP L3-107, x1091- CGP L3-107, x1091; Email: hayley.affronti@roswellpark.org
Notes: