10 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: BMS11005, MBB11003

Aims/Description: This module will allow you to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the processes that govern stem cell biology, ageing and cancer. Emphasis will be placed on key concepts linking stem cells, embryonic development and the maintenance/growth of adult body systems. Furthermore, you will gain knowledge of the biological basis of cancer, deepening your understanding on the mechanisms that drive tumour formation.

Staff Contact: ROBSON LOUISE
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Biomedical Science):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK