551-1513-00L  Cancer Cell Signaling: Mechanisms, Targets and Therapeutic Approaches

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersW. Krek, W. Kovacs
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 10.

The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.


551-1513-00 GCancer Cell Signaling: Mechanisms, Targets and Therapeutic Approaches
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
Block course in the 2nd quarter of the autumn semester
100s hrs
Tue12:45-16:30HPL D 12 »
12:45-16:30HPL D 21.2 »
Wed07:45-16:30HPL D 12 »
07:45-16:30HPL D 21.2 »
Thu07:45-16:30HPL D 12 »
07:45-16:30HPL D 21.2 »
Fri07:45-16:30HPL D 12 »
07:45-16:30HPL D 21.2 »
W. Krek, W. Kovacs

Catalogue data

AbstractThis course will consider the pathogenetic landscape of cancer, explore how abnormalities of cellular informationmanagement cause cancer and demonstrate how the integrated application of modern omics technologies, mouse cancer models and human pathology provides a foundation for developing individualized cancer therapeutics. The course combines practical work with discussions and presentations.
ObjectiveInsights into and overview about the genetic alterations that underlie different cancer types, the complex cancer cell circuitries governing tumor development, modern approaches used in contemporary basic and translational cancer research and sophisticated strategies to control individual cancers and combat drug resistance.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersW. Kovacs, W. Krek
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

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GeneralPermission from lecturers required for all students

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Biology BachelorBlock Courses in 2nd Quarter of the SemesterWInformation