CGET 619 Chemical Carcinogenesis and Genetic Toxicology (2 credits)

Prerequisite:

CGET 501 Integrated Life Sciences or equivalent

Course Description:

The first part of the course covers mechanisms of induction of genetic alteration, methods for detecting genetic alterations, molecular analysis of mutations and gene expression.

The second part of this course covers mechanisms of chemical carcinogenesis, DNA repair and chemical carcinogenesis, identification of potential carcinogenic agents, evaluation of carcinogenic potential, and prevention of human cancer induced by chemicals.