Molecular Mechanisms of Genome Maintenance
CH 391L (Spring 2013)
Unique # 52955
Wednesdays 2–5 PM, WEL 3.422, Professor: Finkelstein
Instructor: Dr. Ilya Finkelstein
Office Hours: by appointment only
Office: MBB 3.422AA
Topics: This course will focus on current developments in understanding the molecular mechanisms of genome maintenance and cancerogenesis. A strong emphasis of the course will be to understand the methods and techniques that have enabled modern breakthroughs in understanding genome stability. The course will rely heavily on primary literature and class presentations.
Prerequisite: Biochemistry (CH339K and CH339L) or equivalent. Undergraduate students must have the instructor's permission to register for this course.
A Brief Overview of Cancer Biology
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