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.


Welcome information

The course starts on Monday 30 August 2021 and runs until Thursday 29 October 2021. The roll call is on Monday 30 August 2021, in lecture hall Birger & Margareta Blombäck, J3:11 Bioclinicum
Solnavägen 30, Karolinska University Hospital Solna 

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)


Nick Tobin

Course supervisor and examiner

Karin Kjulin

Course administrator