Accession Number : ADA337402

Title :   Biology of Breast Cancer: A Predoctoral Training Program.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Sep 96-31 Aug 97,

Corporate Author : MAYO CLINIC ROCHESTER MN

Personal Author(s) : Maihle, Nita J.

PDF Url : ADA337402

Report Date : SEP 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 225

Abstract : The Biology of Breast Cancer Predoctoral Training Program is a multidisciplinary predoctoral training program in tumor biology. The focus of this training program is to provide an educational environment that stimulates excellence in scientific thought and training while simultaneously providing exposure to all of the major fields of study relevant to breast cancer. Our goal is to provide students in the the training program with a solid and uniquely multidisciplinary knowledge base in the current study of breast cancer. A second goal of this program is to stimulate new working alliances between students and staff participating in breast cancer related research, education, and clinical endeavors within the Mayo Cancer Center. Research and training in the program is broadly focused on gene regulation, cell cycle control, cancer genetics, oncogene and tumor suppressor action, tumor immunology, signal transduction, antitumor pharmacology, and the application of this information primarily to the biology of breast cancers. Students participate in laboratory-based research, as well as in a formal tumor biology curriculum that integrates current concepts in cell growth control with the natural history of breast cancer and other human tumors.

Descriptors :   *NEOPLASMS, *COURSES(EDUCATION), *RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, *BREAST CANCER, EDUCATION, BIOLOGY, HUMANS, CLINICAL MEDICINE, KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, TRANSDUCERS, LABORATORIES, IMMUNOLOGY, CELLS(BIOLOGY), GENETICS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, CANCER, ANATOMICAL MODELS.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Biology
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE