Biology of Cancer I Fall 2019

PATH G4500-001: FALL 2019

Course Directors: Anna Lasorella, M.D., Ph.D. (212) 851-5240
Richard Baer, Ph.D. (212) 851-5275
Location: Irving Cancer Research Center Auditorium
Ground Floor, 1130 St. Nicholas Ave., NY 10032
Time: Time: 5:00–6:20 PM on selected M & W  tentative schedule 9/4/2019


Date Day Lecturer Email address Topics Handouts
9/4/19 W S. Srinivasan Course structure and readings  
9/9 M R. Baer Dominant oncogenes, I  
9/11 W R. Baer Dominant oncogenes, II  
9/16 M P. Sims Systems Biology  
9/18 W V. Murty Tumor cytogenetics  
9/23 M C. Chio Cancer Metabolism  
9/25 W H. Hibshoosh Tumor pathology  
9/30 M G. Su Pancreatic carcinoma as a cancer model  
10/2 W S. Zha DNA repair and checkpoints  
10/7 M T. Gonda Role of the tumor stroma  
10/9 W P. Dalerba Stem cells and cancer  
10/14 M No Class Columbus Day    
10/16 W K. Basso
Take-home Midterm Exam MicroRNAs in cancer
Midterm Exam due 10/24
10/21 M A. Ferrando Molecular genetics of leukemia  
10/23 W Turn in Midterm      
10/28 M A. Iavarone Cell cycle: RB and related proteins  
10/30 W C. Troy Apoptosis and cancer  
11/4 M S. Acharyya Cancer metastasis  
11/6 W L. Pasqualucci Lymphoma as a cancer model  
11/11 M T. Palomero T cell lymphoma  
11/13 W A. Lasorella Brain tumor as a model of differentiation defects in cancer  
11/18 M K. Olive Mouse models of cancer  
11/20 W A. Kim
+ Take-home
Final Exam Skin cancers: biology & therapy  
11/21 M No Class Thanksgiving Week    
11/26 W No Class Thanksgiving Week    
 12/2 M W. Gu The p53 tumor suppressor  
 12/2 W Turn in Final Exam