Biology of Cancer I Fall 2017

CELLULAR & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF CANCER
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 al2179@cumc.columbia.edu Course structure and readings AL
9/11 M TBA      
9/13 W R. Baer rb670@columbia.edu Dominant oncogenes, I

RB1 RB2

9/18 M V. Murthy vvm2@columbia.edu  Tumor cytogenetics VM
9/20 W R. Baer rb670@columbia.edu Dominant oncogenes, II RB3
9/25 M B. Tycko bt12@columbia.edu Tumor suppressor genes and pathways, I BT
9/27 W A. Iavarone Ai2102@columbia.edu Cell cycle: RB and related proteins AI1 AI2
AI3 AI4
10/2 M H. Hibshoosh hhh1@columbia.edu Tumor pathology HH
10/4 W S. Zha sz2296@columbia.edu DNA repair and checkpoints SZ
10/9 M No class Columbus Day    
10/11 W T. Gonda Tg2214@cumc.columbia.edu Role of the tumor stroma TG
10/16 M P. Dalerba pdd2109@icg.cpmc.columbia.edu Stem cells and cancer PD
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
kenolive@columbia.edu Mouse models of cancer KO
10/30 M

R. Rabadan

rabadan@dbmi.columbia.edu Cancer genomics RR
11/1 W

K. Basso

kb451@columbia.edu

MicroRNAs in cancer

KB
11/6 M S. Acharyya sa3141@icg.cpmc.columbia.edu Cancer metastasis  
11/8 W TBA      
11/13 M TBA      
11/15 W G. Su gs2157@columbia.edu Pancreatic carcinoma  as a cancer model GS
11/20 M C. Troy cmt2@columbia.edu

Apoptosis and cancer

CT
11/27 W A. Ferrando af2196@columbia.edu Molecular genetics of leukemia AF
11/29 W L. Pasqualucci lp171@columbia.edu Lymphoma as a cancer model LP
LP2
LP3
12/4 M W. Gu wg8@columbia.edu The p53 tumor suppressor

WG1
WG2
WG3
WG4

12/6
Last class
W A. Kim
+ Take-home
Final Exam

ak309@columbia.edu
Pick up from classroom

Skin cancers: biology & therapy
Final Exam due 12/13
AK
 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.