ONCOLOGY 401 — INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL ONCOLOGY

2 credits.

Biological processes associated with and characteristic of neoplasia.

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.

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.

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

3 credits.

Bacterial and animal viruses, their structure, multiplication, and genetics.

ONCOLOGY 675 — ADVANCED OR SPECIAL TOPICS IN CANCER RESEARCH

1-3 credits.

ONCOLOGY 699 — SPECIAL RESEARCH PROBLEMS

1-3 credits.

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.

ONCOLOGY 715 — ETHICS IN SCIENCE

1 credit.

A review and discussion of the fundamentals of ethical issues in science.

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.

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.

ONCOLOGY 901 — SEMINAR

1 credit.

ONCOLOGY 990 — RESEARCH

1-12 credits.