ONCOLOGY 401 — INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL ONCOLOGY
Biological processes associated with and characteristic of neoplasia.
ONCOLOGY/MICROBIO 545 — TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
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/PHM SCI/PHMCOL-M/POP HLTH 625 — TOXICOLOGY I
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/PL PATH 640 — GENERAL VIROLOGY-MULTIPLICATION OF VIRUSES
Bacterial and animal viruses, their structure, multiplication, and genetics.
ONCOLOGY 673 — PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF PROTEIN AND PROTEIN COMPLEXES
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.
ONCOLOGY 675 — ADVANCED OR SPECIAL TOPICS IN CANCER RESEARCH
Examines special topics in cancer research. Topics and content will vary each semester and by section of the course.
ONCOLOGY 699 — SPECIAL RESEARCH PROBLEMS
Directed study projects as arranged with instructor.
ONCOLOGY 703 — CARCINOGENESIS AND TUMOR CELL BIOLOGY
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
A review and discussion of the fundamentals of ethical issues in science.
ONCOLOGY 725 — READINGS IN CANCER BIOLOGY
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
Emphasis 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 745 — MODELING HUMAN DISEASE IN ANIMALS
Provides a background in the use of animals in the study of human disease and hands-on exposure to common techniques such as tissue collection and processing, surgeries, imaging, and other manipulations. Lectures by basic scientists and clinicians will provide background about each of the organ systems or diseases and the ethics of animal research. Prior to start of course, completion of online animal safety training. Instructions will be provided after enrollment.
ONCOLOGY 778 — BIOINFORMATICS FOR BIOLOGISTS
Become familiar with bioinformatics theory and principles. Provides real-world experience that can be applied to your own work. Provides a foundation of knowledge that can be used to critically evaluate existing bioinformatics tools that can be used in your work, and in the absence of an appropriate tool, identify the analyses that demand the development of novel tools.
ONCOLOGY 901 — SEMINAR
Critical review of selected topics in cancer research.
ONCOLOGY 990 — RESEARCH
Independent research and writing for graduate students under the supervision of a faculty member.