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Swedish title Cell Cykeln och Apoptos i Cancer
English title Cell Cycle and Apoptosis in Cancer
Course number 1590
Credits 1.5
Responsible KI department Institutionen för mikrobiologi, tumör- och cellbiologi
Specific entry requirements
Grading Passed /Not passed
Established by The Board of Postgraduate Education
Established 2007-08-30
Purpose of the course
Intended learning outcomes Understanding of how mutations in genes regulating cell growth and death cause cancer and what approaches to cancer therapy could be developed based on this knowledge.
Contents of the course Cell cycle, DNA damage checkpoints and its perturbation in cancer
Pro- and anti-apoptototic proteins in cancer and in cancer therapy
Oncogene activation as a driving force for cancer development and its targeting for cancer therapy
Tumor suppressors as targets for drug development
Proteolysis and cancer
Teaching and learning activities Lectures, seminars, presentation of papers by students and disucssions wth teachers.
Examination Writing an essay on the topic suggested by teachers.
Literature and other teaching material Weinberg, Robert. The Biology of Cancer. Garland Science. ISBN 0-8153-4076-1; ISBN 0-8153-4078-8.
Compulsory elements To attend lectures, seminars, discussions and paper presentations.
Course responsible Galina Selivanova
Institutionen för mikrobiologi, tumör- och cellbiologi


Galina.Selivanova@ki.se

Contact person Galina Selivanova
Institutionen för mikrobiologi, tumör- och cellbiologi


Galina.Selivanova@ki.se