Cell Biology 301qc: The Epidemiology and Molecular Pathology of Cancer

Cell Biology 301qc: The Epidemiology and Molecular Pathology of Cancer

Dates: OFFERED IN EVEN YEARS ONLY - NEXT OFFERING JANUARY 2018
Course Directors: Massimo Loda, PhD and Kathryn Penney, PhD
Curriculum Fellow: Megan Mittlestadt, PhD

In-depth introduction to the epidemiology and molecular pathology of cancer. Will explore multiple types of cancer: breast, colon, lung, prostate and brain, through a series of lectures and hands-on practice tutorials. These tutorials will include training in molecular pathology techniques, state of the art image analysis of human biomarkers, tissue processing, immunohistochemistry, and tumor histology. In addition, the epidemiology, genetics and relevant signal transduction pathways of cancer will be highlighted.