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.


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.