For students attending the course Molecular Medicine - Oncology, (15 credits) course code 1BI049

The aim of the course is to highlight causes and consequences of the transformation of a normal cell into a tumor cell. The goal is to create understanding for this process starting with the first injury of the cell and up to the treatment of patients with cancer. The teaching covers areas like basal tumor biology, biostatistics and clinical oncology.



The course starts on Monday 2 September 2024 and runs until Thursday 31 October 2024.
The roll call is on Monday 2 September, in lecture hall J3:04 TN Wiesel, Bioclinicum.

Course content

Laboratory practicals, 5,0 hp

Problem based seminars and group seminars, 5.0 hp

Molecular Oncology, 3.5 hp

Biostatistics, 1.5 hp


Robert A. Weinberg;The Biology of Cancer; 2013

B. Rosner; Fundamentals of Biostatistics, 5th ed. or later

Course evalutation and course analysis

Course administration

This course is held by;

The Department of Oncology-Pathology (Onkpat)

The Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC)

The Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM)


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Per Hydbring

Course Director and Examiner
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Karin Kjulin

Course administrator
Content reviewer:
Karin Kjulin