Academic Catalog

GENE513 BIOLOGY OF CANCER

Course Code: 2190513
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Molecular Biology And Genetics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. UFUK GNDZ
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Viral, chemical and physical causes of cancer, tumor types, comparison of embryonic and neoplastic cells, cancer genes, molecular and metabolic properties of cancer cells, testing of anti tumor agents and suspected carcinogens, cancer diagnosis, methods of therapy, and prevention.