This is a draft version of the University of Iowa 2017-18 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF version will be published later in the summer.

This is a list of all cancer biology courses. For more information, see Biomedical Science.

CBIO:5000 Experimental Methodologies6 s.h.

Practical experience in common laboratory methods including polymerase chain reaction (PCR), western blotting, immunostaining, cell culture, and bioinformatics. Requirements: admission to cancer biology graduate program.

CBIO:5500 Topics in Cancer Biology1 s.h.

Discussion and presentation of new scientific literature in cancer biology fields; how to evaluate and critically interpret scientific literature, data, and conclusions; journal club format. Requirements: admission to cancer biology graduate program.

CBIO:6000 Seminar: Cancer Research1 s.h.

Attendance at seminar presentations of cutting-edge science in the field of cancer biology; presentations by experts in the field and trainees. Requirements: admission to cancer biology graduate program.

CBIO:6500 Research in Cancer Biologyarr.

Research experience through research rotations and conduction of dissertation research in cancer research laboratories. Requirements: admission to cancer biology graduate program.

CBIO:7000 Clinical Connections1 s.h.

Shadowing experiences arranged with clinicians who are treating cancer patients at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Requirements: admission to cancer biology graduate program.

CBIO:7500 Crafting a Scientific Proposal1 s.h.

Training in areas of scientific writing and development of a scientific proposal; students develop a proposal related to, but not identical to, the proposal for the comprehensive exam. Requirements: admission to cancer biology program.