Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Cancer Biology II

BIO-472

Lecturer(s) :

Hanahan Douglas
Hülsken Jörg
Meylan Etienne

Language:

English

Summary

The course covers in detail the interactions of cancer cells with their environment with an emphasis on tumor-angiogenesis, inflammation, adaptive and innate immunity and cancer-induced immune suppression. Additional topics are cancer metabolism, cancer stem cells and metastasis.

Content

The 2x5 credit course Cancer Biology I+II starts in the winter semester and continues throughout the summer semester.

Cancer Biology II covers:

The weekly lectures will be followed by exercises. The task for these exercises will be student presentations of scientific articles which illustrate the course in order to consolidate the knowledge of the course topics.

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Cancer Biolgy I

Immunology

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Assessment methods

Continuous evaluation during the semester with two intermediate exams

Resources

Bibliography

The Biology of Cancer, Robert A. Weinberg

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German