Group photo of the 2019 Molecular Cancer Prevention Course Participants2019 Molecular Cancer Prevention Course Participants

This one-week course on molecular aspects of cancer prevention follows the Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control course. It provides a strong background about molecular biology and genetics of cancer, and an overview of cutting-edge research and techniques in the fields of molecular epidemiology, biomarkers, multi-omic, and translational research. The following topics will be typically presented:

  • An Overview of Carcinogenesis
  • Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Other Cancer-Related Genes
  • Translational Genomics
  • Molecular Pathology and Tumor Subtypes
  • microRNA
  • Epigenetics
  • Telomeres
  • Metabolomics
  • The Human Microbiome
  • Immunoprevention
  • Application of Molecular Markers in Cancer Prevention
  • Bioinformatics Tools for Multi-Omic Data

For an overview of the most recent course offerings, held August 5 – 9, 2019 please see the