MICR 684. Molecular Biology of Cancer. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: BIOC 530, BIOC 531, BIOC 532 and BIOC 533; or BIOC 503; or permission of instructor. Advanced graduate-level course to provide theoretical background to graduate students interested in cancer research. Emphasis will be placed on experimental approach integrating classical and modern methods of genetic analysis with biochemical studies in genetic regulatory mechanisms. The course includes presentations by students and interactive discussion of the scientific literature in the area of oncogenesis.