Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine 2017-18

Dr Paul Edwards
Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series
Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series

All first year CRUK Cambridge Centre PhD students are required to attend the Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series. The talks aim to give a general introduction to cancer biology and medicine and all students and staff are welcome to attend.

The lectures take place every Thursday from 9.30-10.30 in the Clinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine - Michaelmas Term 2017

Thursday 2 November: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
Tumour structure and nomenclature

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Thursday 9 November: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology

Overview of the core ideas in cancer research
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Thursday 16 November: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
The mutations that drive cancer
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Thursday 23 November: Dr Christian Frezza, MRC Cancer Unit
Cancer metabolism, a hallmark of cancer
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Thursday 30 November: Professor Brian Huntly, Department of Haematology
Cancer stem cells, evolution and heterogeneity
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Thursday 7 December: Dr Sakari Vanharanta, MRC Cancer Unit
Introduction to the biology of metastasis

Thursday 14 December: Professor Steve Jackson, The Gurdon Institute
DNA repair: from mechanistic insights to therapeutic applications in cancer

For details of talks up to the end of July 2018 and for last minute changes, please see the series listing on the talks.cam website.