May 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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BIO 107 - Concepts of Biology: From DNA to Cancer

1 course unit
This course covers the biology of cancer, from the changes in DNA and cells that lead to cancer to treatment and prevention strategies.  We will address the following questions:   What is cancer? What causes cancer?  How can cancer be treated?  Specific topics to be covered include hallmarks of cancer cells, causes of cancer (including environmental and hereditary factors, as well as infectious agents), and cancer genes, with a special focus on current topics in Cancer Biology.
Prerequisite(s): Students who have taken BIO 150 , BIO 151 , or BIO 152  need permission of the instructor to enroll.
Meets general academic requirement SC.



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