ONCOLOGY 401 — INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL ONCOLOGY

2 credits.

Biological processes associated with and characteristic of neoplasia. Enroll Info: Biol & org chem or cons inst

ONCOLOGY/​MICROBIO  545 — TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

1 credit.

Seminars on current topics in agricultural, medical, and industrial biotechnology such as: microbiological production of food, drink, biopharmaceuticals; production methods, genetic engineering (vectors, recombination cloning), continuous fermentation; bioconversion processes and production of chemicals from biomass; plant biotechnology; transgenic animals. Enroll Info: BIOCHEM 501 and GENETICS 466 or equiv

ONCOLOGY/​M&ENVTOX/​MEDICINE/​PATH/​PHM SCI/​PHMCOL-M/​POP HLTH  625 — TOXICOLOGY I

3 credits.

Basic principles of toxicology and biochemical mechanisms of toxicity in mammalian species and man. Correlation between morphological and functional changes caused by toxicants in different organs of the body. Enroll Info: None

ONCOLOGY/​MICROBIO/​PL PATH  640 — GENERAL VIROLOGY-MULTIPLICATION OF VIRUSES

3 credits.

Bacterial and animal viruses, their structure, multiplication, and genetics. Enroll Info: Intro crses in bact, biochem & genetics

ONCOLOGY 673 — PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF PROTEIN AND PROTEIN COMPLEXES

2 credits.

The theory and practice of protein purification. Topics covered include conventional and recent protein fractionation techniques; enzyme assays, handling, and characterization; purification strategy; and overproduction of cloned gene products. The emphasis is on micro and laboratory scale purifications. Enroll Info: Prior coursework in biochemistry and physical chemistry is recommended

ONCOLOGY 675 — ADVANCED OR SPECIAL TOPICS IN CANCER RESEARCH

1-3 credits.

Enroll Info: None

ONCOLOGY 699 — SPECIAL RESEARCH PROBLEMS

1-3 credits.

Enroll Info: None

ONCOLOGY 703 — CARCINOGENESIS AND TUMOR CELL BIOLOGY

3 credits.

Viral, chemical, and physical factors involved in tumor formation in humans and experimental animals; biology and biochemistry of neoplasia, both in vivo and in vitro. Enroll Info: ONCOLOGY 401 or equiv, organic chem, biochem, cell biology, virology, or cons inst.

ONCOLOGY 715 — ETHICS IN SCIENCE

1 credit.

A review and discussion of the fundamentals of ethical issues in science. Enroll Info: None

ONCOLOGY 725 — READINGS IN CANCER BIOLOGY

2 credits.

A review and discussion of the current literature on topics related to cancer biology. The emphasis is on the development of skills in data analysis, critical interpretation, and clear writing. Enroll Info: None

ONCOLOGY 735 — CURRENT PROBLEMS IN CANCER BIOLOGY

2 credits.

The emphasis of this course is on the development of skills in data analysis and interpretation, grant proposal writing, and oral presentation to help prepare students for their Preliminary Exam. Enroll Info: None

ONCOLOGY 901 — SEMINAR

1 credit.

Enroll Info: None

ONCOLOGY 990 — RESEARCH

1-12 credits.

Enroll Info: None