Molecular Genetics of Human Cancer

This site is the unofficial website for the course

from Schulich School of Medicine and Denistry at Western University. It contains information, and links to external resources, that are intended to assist learning the material. The official course page is accessible to Western students using OWL. 1

Specific genes, processes and cellular responses are routinely mutated in cancer. This subverts normal cellular physiology creating characteristic alterations called ‘hallmarks’ that enable these cells to fuel the development of cancer. This course focuses on these underlying processes that alter gene function - and the functional pathways they affect - across a diverse range of cancers.

By the end of this course, you will have:

Figure. The 12 Hallmarks of cancer. Hanahan D. (2022)

  1. {-} Instructor
    Mike Hallett
    MSB 352
    Office Hours Tuesdays 4pm

    Fall 2022

    Karling Frankel and Robbie Stewart and

    MSB 352 both
    Office Hourse: Karling - Wednesday 3pm; Robbie Thursdays 3pm