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Biology of Cancer | BTEC.X402

Biology of Cancer | BTEC.X402


Understanding the molecular and cellular basis of cancer is essential for the development of new therapeutic strategies and diagnostic tools. This course explores the basic biology of cancer, including the key cellular processes and players, whose alteration leads to uncontrolled cell proliferation. Topics include the pathology and genetic basis of cancer, the immune system, and the role of infectious agents and environmental carcinogens in the disease process. You'll also discuss emerging therapies and strategies for cancer prevention.

Skills Needed


  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google’s G Suite or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and essential understanding of Canvas.

Learning Outcomes


At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Describe the cellular and molecular basis of cancer and tumor progression
  • Discuss therapeutic strategies for the treatment or prevention of cancer.
  • Demonstrate research skills and be able to search current Internet resources and databases for genes involved in cancer.

Topics Include

  • Cellular and molecular biology of cancer
  • Developing independent research and designing therapeutic strategies.

Notes


Professional Credit: CA BRN/LVN Credit--Provider #CEP13114.
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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
11-05-2022 to 12-03-2022 2.0 $760

Sreenivasan Paruthiyil

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Final Date To Enroll: 11-05-2022

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 11-05-2022 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 11-12-2022 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 11-19-2022 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 12-03-2022 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE