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University of Hertfordshire: Cancer Immunotherapy with Advanced Research

Institution University of Hertfordshire
Department Life Sciences
Web http://www.herts.ac.uk
Email ask@herts.ac.uk
Telephone 01707 284800
Study type Research

Summary

The use of the immune system in cancer therapy is a prevailing ambition in the field. You’ll gain expert knowledge of the numerous ways cancers and the immune system interact so you can learn how cancer immunotherapies are developed. We’ll provide a thorough understanding of immune effector mechanisms and cancer biology. You’ll develop a range of personal skills through self-directed learning and our problem-based approach to teaching.

Why choose this course?

  • You’ll be taught by our expert staff and innovative speakers from the biopharmaceutical industry

  • Our modern Science Building provides excellent facilities for laboratory experiments, including DNA and genomic analysis eg QPCR, protein and proteomic science (eg MALDI-ToF), cell culture and Enzyme-based assays, isolated tissue studies and immunohistochemistry

  • When you graduate, you’ll be equipped to work in a broad range of fields including medical or pharmaceutical research and development, clinical trials, public health and epidemiology, academia research, medical writing and science journalism, education, or patent law

  • We adopt a blended learning approach to teaching, focussing on problem-based scenarios so you can develop strong critical analysis skills. You’ll benefit from exposure to practical techniques and guaranteed laboratory-based research projects.

  • If successful, you will have the opportunity to undertake an extended 12-month research project.

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