epi 524

EPI 524 Cancer: Epidemiology and Biology (3)
Explores the epidemiology of major cancers (infection-related, breast, prostate, lung, colon, melanoma), with an emphasis on milestones in cancer mechanisms (such as tumor viruses, cell cycle, DNA repair, and metastasis). Integrates knowledge from different fields of cancer research, with guest lectures from experts in epidemiology and cancer biology. Prerequisite: either EPI 511 or EPI 512; either undergraduate biology coursework or instructor permission Offered: Winter