UNDERSTANDING BREAST CANCER    
BIOL 59500, FALL 2010, 1 credit (CRN 46064)



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Friday, 11:30 - 12:20pm
LILY 1-117

Julia Kirshner

jkirshne@purdue.edu

By appointment
Hansen 235A (inside Rm. 235)

Reading: 
Primary literature will be assigned throughout the semester.
                      
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COURSE OBJECTIVES:

This interdisciplinary course will consist of two parts:  1) seminars and 2) journal club.  The first part of the course will consist of 3 seminars presented throughout the semester by the experts in various aspects of breast cancer.  The seminars will be presented by basic and translational biologists, physicians, nurses, advocates, and breast cancer survivors.  The seminars will span all aspects of breast cancer from research to diagnosis and treatments to psychology and communications.  Additionally, each week 1-2 students will present a journal club based on primary literature focusing on breast cancer.


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Strong interest in cancer biology with particular emphasis on breast cancer. This class is intended for graduate students and senior undergraduates comfortable analyzing primary literature and interested in pursuing a career in breast cancer research.









Last modified:  July 28, 2010