This module aims to provide an update on the cellular lesions underlying the development of cancer.
The module provides an essential underpinning to the subsequent modules by ensuring that you have the necessary background knowledge of recent advances in molecular medicine.
Topics Covered - Oncogenes, tumour suppressor genes, mechanisms of metastasis and apoptosis. the role of viruses, environmental carcinogens and chromosomal alterations in cancers will be discussed.
14-18 October 2013 (tbc)
Non assessed oral presentation and assessed written assignment (3000 words)
Academics involved in the delivery of this module
Dr Sally Roberts- Senior Lecturer Cancer Studies
Stand Alone Course
This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required. To apply please contact:
Claire J Smith
MSc Senior Teaching Administrator
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7672