Cancer module goals

Cancer module goals - 2 Use of appropriate models for...

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Cancer: an Evolutionary Phenomenon Module Goals: Understand the generation of diversity (form and function) in the context of cancer biology Apply concepts of cooperation/speciation/division of labor to cancer progression Explore how tumorigenesis provides a natural model for the evolution of multicellularity 1. Recognize conflict and conflict resolution in biological systems (cell-cell, gene-gene, etc)
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Use of appropriate models for questions on different scales; how can cell biology inform questions on larger scales? 3. Similar processes are occurring at many levels of organization – including: competition, deception in signaling; signaler/receiver mechanisms extending across levels of organization...
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