UE How to become a cancer cell

Diplômes intégrant cet élément pédagogique :


The objective of this course is to acquire the fundamental knowledge necessary to understand key mechanisms of cancer development. This course includes a set of lectures on alterations of cellular and molecular mechanisms that are responsible for the cancer pathophysiology. These modified cellular functions include for example the cell division, apoptosis, gene expression, stem cells, angiogenesis and degradation of the extracellular matrix...  The fundamental notions will be illustrated via their implications in diagnosis and therapeutics. The publication analysis will allow emphasizing the medical interest.


To which kind of program can you apply when taking this course?

-  Any kind of Master 2 program.

- The module is particularly recommended to the students interested in the PHEDD program.

- Medical Students (MED)

Pré-requis recommandés


- Basic knowledge in genetics, cell biology, and biochemistry.

Compétences visées

- Knowledge in fundamental cancer cell biology, cancer cell-host relationship, basis on corresponding targeted therapeutics

- Ability to analyze biological data from published scientific manuscripts.

Informations complémentaires

Lieu(x) : Grenoble
Langue(s) : Anglais