Cancer Genetics


Overview of the genetic changes associated with cancer and the molecular events that transform normal cellular processes into tumor-promoting conditions. Topics include: tumor viruses, oncogenes, growth factors, signal transduction pathways, tumor suppressors, cell cycle control, apoptosis, genome instability, stem cells, metastasis, and current therapeutic approaches. Prerequisite: (Biology 201L/201LA and Biology 202L/202LA) or Biology 203L. Recommended: Biology 220.


Prerequisite: Biology 201L/201LA and Biology 202L/202LA, or Biology 203L.

Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • NS
Typically Offered
Spring Only