SCIB4005 Interdisciplinary Topics in Science—Cancer Biology, Diagnostics and Therapeutics (3 units)
- (1) BIOL2017 Cell Biology and either BIOL2005 Biological Chemistry or CHEM3036 Biochemistry, or (2) consent of instructors
This course is part of a series of courses devoted to the study of those current and important topics in science that are interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary in nature. In this course, the topics of focus are current advances in cancer biology, diagnostics and therapeutics. The course contents provide fundamental principles of cancer biology, which include the cellular and molecular mechanisms of carcinogenesis and tumourigenesis, applications of biomarkers and various imaging techniques in cancer diagnostics, conventional and targeted cancer therapeutics and their mechanisms of actions. Selected case studies will also be included for interactive and in-depth class discussion.
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