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Radiation Biology Education

Formal course run January through April

Lecture Number Date Topics Lecturer Room (WIMR)
1 1/21/20 Intro to Rad Biology and Oncology – bergonie and tribondeau Kimple 4001B
2 1/23/20 Normal cell structure and functions relevant to cancer Wheeler 1022
3 1/28/20 Mechanisms of malignant cell transformation and progression Wheeler
4 1/30/20 Radiation-induced cell damage Kimple 4001B
5 2/4/20 DNA break repair Kimple 1022
6 2/6/20 Hypoxia and oxygen effect vDK 4001B
7 2/11/20 Radiation quality (types of radiation, LET, RBE) vDK 1022
8 2/13/20 Review 4001B
9 2/18/20 Cell survival following radiation (survival curves, techniques, dose rate, linear quadratic) Ritter 1022
10 2/20/20 Fractionation and R’s Ritter 3001A
11 2/25/20 2/25/20 Cosper 1022
12 2/27/20 Linear quadratic and a/b in clinical practice Patel 1022
13 3/3/20 Dose response for tumor control (therapeutic ratio, factors influencing tumor control, TCP/NTCP) Morris 1022
14 3/5/20 Molecular analysis in oncology (CGH, PCR, DNA Seqencing, SNPs, TMA, RNAi) Iyer 1022
15 5/10/20 Cancer Pathology Iyer 1022
16 3/12/20 Exam 1 1022
17 3/17/20 SPRING BREAK 1022
18 3/19/20 SPRING BREAK 1022
19 3/24/20 Pathology of Radiation Damage in normal tissue Bassetti 1022
20 3/26/20 Effects of radiation on normal tissues (types of toxicity, functional subunits, abscopal effect, tolerance, radiation syndromes, biological dosimetry) Bassetti 1022
21 3/31/20 Effects of radiation on embryo and fetus/heritable effects of radiation Ritter 1022
22 4/2/20 Quantification of radiation effects on normal tissues (toxicity scoring systems, QUANTEC) Ritter 1022
23 4/7/20 Radiation carcinogenesis Iyer 1022
24 4/9/20 Review 1022
25 4/14/20 Combination therapy (rational for combining RT w/surgery, systemic therapy, immunotherapy, spatial cooperation, normal tissue protection) Baschnagel 1022
26 4/16/20 Systemic therapy (type of systemic agents, mechanisms, molecular targets, personalized med) Baschnagel 1022
27 4/21/20 Re-irradiation (EQD2, volume, time, experimental and clinical studies) Floberg 1022
28 4/23/20 Specialized radiation techniques (brachytherapy, SABR, hadron) Floberg 1022
4/28/20 Review 1022
4/30/20 Exam 2 1022