Five College Consortium

Biology of Cancer and AIDS

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
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)
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
55935

Course Sections

Biology of Cancer and AIDS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Wilmore Webley M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM