Cancer Biology

MCD BIO X 405

This course explores the molecular and cellular biology of cancer and the current advances in therapy.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $740.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you will learn.

  • Assess the signaling mechanisms, the nature, and causes of cancer
  • Learn how cancer metastasizes
  • Compare several of the latest treatment options being developed to cure cancer

About this course:

Cancer accounts for nearly one in four deaths in the United States, and the cost to individuals and society is staggering at $217 billion each year. While billions of dollars are also spent on funding research that will help determine the causes, development, and progression of cancer, there is much more to learn in order to prevent and treat cancer effectively. This course explores the molecular and cellular biology of cancer, as well as reviews the current advances in therapy. The course is divided into two parts. The first part examines the nature and causes of cancer and provides an overview of important signaling mechanisms. The second part emphasizes how cancer metastasizes and advances in treatment.
Prerequisites

LIFESCI XL 2 and LIFESCI XL 3 OR LIFESCI XL 7A, 7B, 7C.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Thursday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Rishab Gupta
372177
Fee:
$740.00
3 days left. Enroll by Apr 2, 2020
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Notes

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 9, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: The Biology of Cancer, 2nd Edition by Robert A. Weinberg
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Apr 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 9, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 16, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 23, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 7, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 14, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 21, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 28, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 4, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 11, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online

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