Biology of Cancer I Fall 2017

PATH G4500-001: FALL 2017

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 as of 7/18/2017


Date Day Lecturer Email address Topics Handouts
9/6/17 W A. Lasorella Course structure and readings AL
9/11 M TBA      
9/13 W R. Baer Dominant oncogenes, I


9/18 M V. Murthy  Tumor cytogenetics  
9/20 W R. Baer Dominant oncogenes, II  
9/25 M B. Tycko Tumor suppressor genes and pathways, I  
9/27 W A. Iavarone Cell cycle: RB and related proteins  
10/2 M H. Hibshoosh Tumor pathology  
10/4 W S. Zha DNA repair and checkpoints  
10/9 M No class Columbus Day    
10/11 W T. Gonda Role of the tumor stroma  
10/16 M P. Dalerba Stem cells and cancer  
10/18 W

Take-home Midterm Exam


Midterm Exam due 10/25

10/23 M

No class



10/25 W K. Olive
Turn in Midterm Mouse models of cancer  
10/30 M

R. Rabadan Cancer genomics  
11/1 W

K. Basso

MicroRNAs in cancer

11/6 M S. Acharyya Cancer metastasis  
11/8 W TBA      
11/13 M TBA      
11/15 W G. Su Pancreatic carcinoma  as a cancer model  
11/20 M C. Troy

Apoptosis and cancer

11/27 W A. Ferrando Molecular genetics of leukemia  
11/29 W L. Pasqualucci Lymphoma as a cancer model  
12/4 M W. Gu The p53 tumor suppressor


Last class
W A. Kim
+ Take-home
Final Exam
Pick up from classroom

Skin cancers: biology & therapy
Final Exam due 12/13
 12/13 W Turn in Final Exam Turn in Final Exam - No lecture Happy Holidays  


Please note: Some dates are tentative but will be finalized soon.