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 Slideshow

 

Dr. Podgorsak

Audio
28 (Tues.) 8. Clinical Genetics Slideshow  

Dr. Voian

Audio
March
2 (Thurs.) 9. Cancer Cytogenetics Slideshow  

Dr. Block

Audio
7 (Tues.)

EXAM # 1 (LECTURES #1 - 8)

     
9 (Thurs.) 10. Pathology Slideshow   Dr. Bogner Audio
14 (Tues.) 11. Immunmmunotherapy Slideshow   Dr. Skitzki Audio
16 (Thurs.) 12. Developing Clinical Immunotherapeutic Treatment Strategies   Dr. Muhitch/Dr. Choi Audio
21 (Tues.) SPRING RECESS
23 (Thurs.) SPRING RECESS
28 (Tues.) 13. Animal Models in Cancer Research Slideshow   Dr. Sexton Audio
30 (Thurs.) 14. Medical Oncology/Clinical Trials Slideshow   Dr. Griffiths  
April
4 (Tues.) 15. Prostate Cancer   Dr. Chatta  
6 (Thurs.) 16. Current Topics in Prostate Cancer Research   STAFF  
11 (Tues.) 17. Breast Cancer/Current Research   Dr. Young/Dr. Takabe  
13 (Thurs.) EXAM # 2 (LECTURES #9 - 16)
18 (Tues.) 18. Brain Tumors/Vaccines   Dr. Fabiano/Dr. Ciesielski  
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: