Course Code: SBMS3202
Course Title: Cancer Biology
Unit: 3
Faculty Package / Core / Elective: Major Elective
Concentration Area: A
Year of Study: Year 3 or above
Term: 2
Course Coordinator:

Professor CHAN Leung Franky


This course will provide students with an introduction to the etiology, classification, and treatment of human cancers. Students will learn about (1) the genetic, molecular, and cellular aspects of cancer, (2) the translation of research findings into molecular therapy of human cancers, (3) the impact of other research fields such as bioinformatics and stem cell biology on cancer research, and (4) the advanced techniques and tools used in contemporary cancer research. This course is designed for students with an interest in basic research. The teaching format is composed of a dynamic mix of lectures, practical classes and tutorials.


To fulfill the requirement of Concentration Area A, select any 6 Units of courses from SBMS3202, SBMS3203, SBMS3204, SBMS3205, SBMS3206.

Offering Year: 2019/20 onwards

Note: Course details and requirement are to be updated from time to time. Students are advised to visit this website and CUSIS for the most updated information.