Oncology For Scientists I 2017 Notes

Fall Schedule, 2017

 

August

Date
Lecture Topic Suggested Reading Speaker Audio
29 (Tues.) ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING   Dr. Block  
31 (Thurs.) 1. The Epidemiology of Cancer PowerPoint Obesity Slides Article Dr. Hahn Audio
September
5 (Tues.)

2. The Hallmarks of Cancer PowerPoint

Ch. 1,2  Article

Ms. Affronti Audio
7 (Thurs.) 3. Methods of Analysis PowerPoint   Ms. Rosario Audio
12 (Tues.) 4. Methods of Analysis PowerPoint   Ms. Prendergast Audio
14 (Thurs.)* 5. Growth Factors/Signal Transduction PowerPoint Ch. 5, 6 Article Dr. Das Audio
19 (Tues.) 6. Metabolism of Cancer PowerPoint Article Dr. Das

Audio

21 (Thurs.)* 7. Regulation of the Cell Cycle PowerPoint Article Dr. Chandra Audio
26 (Tues.)++ 8. Cancer Cell Cycle PowerPoint Ch. 8 Dr. Chandra Audio
28 (Thurs.) 9. Oncogenes/Tumor Suppressor Genes PowerPoint Ch. 4, 7 Dr. Gelman Audio
October
3 (Tues.)

10. Chromosome Structure, Replication, Transcription, Translation PowerPoint

Article Dr. Battaglia Audio
5 (Thurs.) EXAM #1 ( LECTURES 1 - 9) Review 1 Review 2 Review 3
10 (Tues.)* 11. DNA Repair PowerPoint Ch. 12 Dr. Melendy Audio
12 (Thurs.)* 12. Genomic Instability PowerPoint Updated PowerPoint Ch. 11 Article Dr. Nastiuk Audio
17 (Tues.) 13. MicroRNAs, RNA Modifications, RNA Editing PowerPoint Article Dr. Baysal Audio
19 (Thurs.)* 14. DNA Methylation PowerPoint Article Dr. Smiraglia Audio
24 (Tues.) 15. Genomic Imprinting PowerPoint

Review

Review

Dr. Ohm Audio
26 (Thurs.) 16. Cell Structure and Tumor Microenvironment PowerPoint Ch. 13 Dr. Bakin Audio
31 (Tues.)

17. Metastasis and Angiogenesis

PowerPoint

Ch. 13, 14

Article

Article

Dr. Bhat Audio
November
2 (Thurs.) 18. Radiation Carcinogenesis PowerPoint   Dr. Chandra Audio
7 (Tues.) 19. Viral Carcinogenesis PowerPoint Updated PowerPoint Article Dr. Gelman Audio
9 (Thurs.) EXAM #2 (LECTURES 10 - 18) Review 1 Review 2 Review 3 Review 4
14 (Tues.) 20. Chemical Carcinogenesis PowerPoint Article Dr. Yadav Audio
16 (Thurs.) 21. Apoptosis PowerPoint Ch. 9 Article Dr. Yadav Audio
21 (Tues.) 22. Senescence and Immortalization PowerPoint Ch. 10 Article Dr. Yadav Audio
23 (Thurs.) THANKSGIVING/FALL RECESS
28 (Tues.) 23. History of Immunology PowerPoint   Dr. Evans

Audio

30 (Thurs.) 24. Cells of the Immune System PowerPoint   Dr. Hylander Audio
December
5 (Tues.) 25. Antibodies PowerPoint   Dr. Thanavala Audio
7 (Thurs.) 26. T Cell Immunity PowerPoint   Dr. Abrams Audio
12 (Tues.) REVIEW DAY
14 (Thurs.) EXAM #3 (LECTURES 19 - 26)

*Grossberg Classroom, Cancer Cell Center (CCC) 314

++Gaylord Cary Conference Hall, Research Studies Center (RSC) 122

Required Text:
The Biology of Cancer 2nd Ed
Robert A. Weinberg
Garland Science, 2014

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot
Crown, 2010

The Gene
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Scribner, 2016

Course Website:
http://www.roswellpark.edu/oncsci

Course Coordinator:
AnneMarie W. Block, Ph.D., Rm. S-513, Gratwick Basic Science Building, x4589
Email: annemarie.block@roswellpark.org

Teaching Assistant:
Jena R. Walczyk, Rm. G-500, Grace Cancer Drug Center, x1701
Email: jena.walczyk@roswellpark.org