Biology of Cancer and AIDS

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Microbiology

Course Number: 
160
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Not for credit toward major. How cancer and AIDS begin and progress. The roles of individual cells, the immune system, mutations and viruses. How various physical and subtle factors influence one's chances of getting cancer. How to not get AIDS. The principles of vaccine development and why AIDS presents special difficulties. Established and new medical treatments for cancer and AIDS. What cancer and AIDS can teach us about health, healing, disease, living, and dying. (Gen.Ed. BS)
Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
14152

Course Sections

Biology of Cancer and AIDS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 4.0

Shannon Compton

M W F 3:35PM 4:25PM