Academic Catalog

GENE482 INTRODUCTION TO CANCER BIOLOGY

Course Code: 2190482
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Molecular Biology And Genetics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYE ELF ERSON BENSAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2380351
Set 2: 2190366
One of the sets above should be completed before taking GENE482 INTRODUCTION TO CANCER BIOLOGY .

Course Content

Genetic changes that lead to cancer; rewiring of cells in many aspects including the cell cycle, cell signaling, cell architecture, and cellular communication; hallmarks and phenotypes of cancer cells; role of immune system in cancer biology and treatment.