Module Guide before WS 2016/17

Modul LS4100 A

Medical Cell Biology 2: Part of the module A: Molecular Oncology (MolOnko)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each summer semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master MLS 2009 (Module part of a compulsory module), cell biology, 2nd semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Molecular Oncology (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • 30 Hours in-classroom work
  • 50 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • Oncology from the view of the pathologist; early and recent concepts in oncology; tumour stem cells; defects in DNA-repair systems as a cause for tumorigenesis
  • Biochemical, as well as cellular and molecular characteristics and features of tumours (melanoma, glioma, hematopoetic tumours)
  • Concepts of prevention and therapy of tumours (melanoma, glioma, hematopoetic tumours)
  • Chromatin: Mutations, translocations, methylation, telomere and mitosis defects Epidemiology and „Lifestyle“ in the carciogenesis of lymphoma
  • Understanding the concepts in oncoclogy; principles in tumour initiation, tumour progression and relapse
  • Understanding the significance of repair mechanisms for tumour formation and therapy
  • Understanding the molecular and cellular features of tumours (selected examples such as glioma, melanoma, leukemia and lymphoma)
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
  • Siehe Hauptmodul
  • Prof. Dr. hum. biol. Hans-Werner Stürzbecher
  • PD Dr. rer. nat. Christina Zechel
  • Schlegel et al.: Neuroonkologie
  • : Aktuelle Forschungs- und Überblickartikel
  • Thieme; Knippers: Molekulare Genetik
  • Thieme; Passarge und Wirth: Taschenatlas Humangenetik, Thieme
  • offered only in English

Part of the module LS4100.
This is one choice of seven. You have to choose 3

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