Role of promoter gene mutations in BRCA1 (Breast Cancer 1) gene in Breast Cancer Cases
Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Cumhuriyet University, Sivas
Cumhuriyet University, Medical Faculty, Medical Biology Department
Prof. Dr. Erg
Asst. Prof. Dr. Nilgun Cetin, Master Student Arzu Ozcan
English, Turkish
4 weeks
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Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
Breast cancer is one of the most common malignancies among woman all around world, it is second most common cause of death in woman. It is known that mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with high risk of having breast cancer. 45% of familial breast cancer cases, 90% of combined breast and ovary cancer cases have BRCA1 mutation. We know from
What is the aim of the project?
What techniques and methods are used?
What is the role of the student?
- The student will mainly observe
- The student will observe the practical experiments but will be highly involved in the analysis of the results
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a presentation
- The student will prepare a scientific report
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
No need for a special skill. It is good for student to have an idea about the cancer genome atlas before coming. No legal limitations. At the end of the exchange a basic scientific report is expected from student. Student should get the basic knowledge about mutation types.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Graduated students (less than 6 months)
- Pre-Medical students from the American-British system