Alteration of Signal Transduction Pathways in Disease

Course Number: 
Graduate Education
Quarter Hours: 
2 Quarter Hours
Course Description: 
The objective of the course is to acquaint students with signal transduction mechanisms that regulate cell growth. A specific focus of the course will be the effect of aberrant signaling on loss of growth control and development of disease pathology. The course will consist of a combination of lecture and discussion of primary literature. In addition, there will be opportunities to attend and discuss research seminar presentations by guest speakers who are experts in the field. Requirements include a background in Molecular Biology and Cell Biology or Pathology.