M.S in Molecular Cancer Biology

M.S I year

Semester I:

1. Biochemistry of Human health & Disease

2. Molecular Cellular biology

3. Advanced Molecular biology

4. Molecular Cellular Immunology

5. Molecular Epidemiology & Biostatistics

6. Introduction to computers, functional and comparative genomics

7. Optional 1*: Career in Industry/Bio-technology company: How to be an industrialist/entrepreneur; & NCP/ICP
Semester II:

1. Molecular basis of Cancer Biology

2. Molecular basis of cell cycle regulation, proliferation, growth, and apoptosis

3. Cancer Cell Signaling, Invasion, and Metastasis

4. Transcription Biology

5. Science communication in writing

6. Current methods in cancer research

7. Optional 2*: Career in Teaching: How to be an effective teacher; & NCP/ICP

•Note: Based on the assessment made in the I year, teachers/HOD can recommend additional courses for students, depending on their shortcomings.

M.S II year

Semester III

1. Cancer prevention & Cancer therapeutics

2. Biology of small RNAs & RNA Therapeutics

3. Cancer genetics: Mouse models for Cancer: Gene Knockout/Knockin technology

4. Biology of cancer stem cells & Stem Cell Therapeutics

5. Lecture/Oral presentation skills development

6. Genome/Personalized Medicine

7.Optional 3*: Career in Science: How to be a Scientist/Researcher; & NCP/ICP

M.S Project commences
Semester IV:

1. Medical Bioinformatics & Telemedicine

2. Drug discovery, Gene targeting, Genetic Screening, Experimental Therapeutics & Translational Research

3. Computational biology, Proteomics & Genome Biology

4. Current Methods in Molecular Research

5. Management, Intellectual property rights law, and ethics for biologists.

6. Seminar- Current topics in molecular cancer cell biology research

7. Optional 4*: Career in bio-chemical diagnosis: How to manage a clinical chemistry laboratory; & NCP/ICP

*NCP: National Career Path

*ICP: International Career Path