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GS13 1073   Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesis

El-Zein, Randa. Three semester hours. Summer annually. Prerequisite: consent of instructor

A basic course in genetic toxicology which includes current research involving environmental mutagenesis and carcinogenesis. Guest lectures on the following topics will be included: oncogenes; metabolic activation, DNA repair, radiation effects on humans, male reproductive toxicity, antimutagenesis and anticarcinogenesis, cancer risk assessment, cancer cytogenetics, gene identification and mapping, and cancer epidemiology.