Cancer Cell Biology Course, Fall 2020

  • The course directors are Anna Lasorella and Richard Baer.
  • Classes will be online through Zoom Meetings on select Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 - 6:30 pm.
  • Course textbook: The Biology of Cancer (2nd edition, 2014) by Robert A. Weinberg

  • Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressor Genes
    • Wednesday, September 9, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Cell culture, telomeres, retroviral oncogenes

      Zoom Meeting

      Richard Baer

    • Monday, September 14, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Cellular oncogenes

      Zoom Meeting

      Richard Baer

    • Wednesday, September 16, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Cancer prone syndromes and tumor suppressors

      Zoom Meeting

      Anna Lasorella

    • Monday, September 21, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      RB pathway and the control of cell cycle clock

      Zoom Meeting

      Antonio Iavarone

    • Wednesday, September 23, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      P53 pathway: apoptosis and much more

      Zoom Meeting

      Wei Gu


  • Tumor Progression
    • Monday, September 28, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Cancer evolution and genomics

      Zoom Meeting

      Raul Rabadan (Department of Systems Biology)

    • Wednesday, September 30, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Single-cell analysis of tumor progression

      Zoom Meeting

      Peter Sims (Department of Systems Biology)


  • Genomic Instability
    • Monday, October 5, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      DNA repair pathway

      Zoom Meeting

      Shan Zha

    • Wednesday, October 7, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      DNA damage response, checkpoint failure and chromosomal instability

      Zoom Meeting

      Alberto Ciccia (Department of Genetics & Development)

    • Wednesday, October 14, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      DNA damage-directed therapies

      Zoom Meeting

      Jean Gautier

  • Mid-Term Test

  • Cancer Diagnostic/Modeling
    • Monday, October 19, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Histopathology/molecular pathology

      Zoom Meeting

      Hanina Hibshoosh (Department of Pathology & Cell Biology)

    • Wednesday, October 21, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Animal Models

      Zoom Meeting

      Cory Abate-Shen


  • Cancer Cell Re-programming
    • Monday, October 26, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Epigenetics

      Zoom Meeting

      Zhiguo Zhang

    • Wednesday, October 28, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Cancer plasticity/cancer stem cells

      Zoom Meeting

      Michael Shen

    • Monday, November 2, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Metabolism

      Zoom Meeting

      Christine Chio


  • Heterotypic Interactions
    • Wednesday, November 4, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Angiogenesis

      Zoom Meeting

      Minah Kim (Department of Pathology & Cell Biology)

    • Monday, November 9, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Invasion and metastasis

      Zoom Meeting

      Swarnali Acharyya

    • Monday, November 16, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Tumor microenvironment and Tumor immunology

      Zoom Meeting

      Robert Schwabe (Institute of Human Nutrition)


  • Treatment Of Cancer
    • Wednesday, November 18, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Rational treatment of cancer and therapy resistance

      Zoom Meeting

      Adolfo Ferrando


  • Cancer Types As Models In Cancer Research
    • Monday, November 30, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      B-cell lymphoma

      Zoom Meeting

      Riccardo Dalla Favera

    • Wednesday, December 2, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      T-ALL

      Zoom Meeting

      Teresa Palomero and Adolfo Ferrando

    • Monday, December 7, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Glioblastomas

      Zoom Meeting

      Antonio Iavarone and Anna Lasorella

    • Wednesday, December 9, 2020
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Gastro-intestinal cancer

      Zoom Meeting

      Anil Rustgi

  • Final Test

Courses for 2021 will appear later in the year.