Molecular Targets in Cancer Therapy

Course Number: 
CONJ 583
Course Type: 
Keystone
Currently Offered: 
No
Credits: 
1.5
Quarter: 
Autumn
Weeks: 
6-10
Meeting Time: 
MW 900-1020
Location: 
UW
Instructor (MCB Faculty): 
Maizels, Nancy

Examines how molecular targets for cancer therapies are discovered and validated. Covers disease mechanisms, need for new therapeutics, how small molecule and antibody therapeutics are identified and developed, and how preclinical studies are used to establish safety and efficacy.

Areas of Interest: 
Cancer Biology