FRRB:3130 Radiation Safety & Radiobiology 2 s.h.
Instruction on safe operation of radiation producing equipment and handling of radioactive materials; origin and/or derivation of certain formulae and techniques useful in radiation protection programs; regulatory agencies, regulations, and regulatory guides pertinent to student's field; emphasis on applied aspects of radiation protection; characteristics and biological effects of ionizing radiations, properties and uses of radioisotopes, medical applications, and biological basis for protection procedures. Requirements: enrollment in radiation sciences program. Same as RSP:3130.

FRRB:5000 Radiation Biology 4 s.h.
A comprehensive study of the molecular and biological effects of ionizing radiations with an emphasis on biomedical therapeutic applications. Topics include mammalian radiobiology and the contribution of metabolism to radiation effects as well as therapeutic applications of radiation in cancer therapy. Offered fall semesters of odd years . Prerequisites: CHEM:2210  and BIOC:3120 . College level physics

FRRB:4000 Special Topics: Advanced Undergraduates arr.
Readings and/or laboratory experience. Consent of instructor required.

FRRB:6000 Seminar: Free Radical and Radiation Biology 1 s.h.
Seminar presentations of cutting edge science in the field of free radical and radiation biology given by expertsin the field as well as trainees.
 

FRRB:3110 Medical Physics I  2-3 s.h.
Introduction to radiation used in clinical setting; fundamental physical units, measurements, principles, atomic structure and types of radiation; X-ray generating equipment, X-ray production, and its interaction with matter.
Requirements: Permission from course director, and/or admission to free radical and radiation biology program, and/or acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program, and maxillofacial or radiation oncology resident. RSTH:3110

FRRB:3215 Medical Physics II  2 s.h.
Treatment units used in external radiation therapy; beam calculations, isodose distributions, brachytherapy, quality assurance and quality management, protection and safety.
Requirements:  Permission from course director, and/or admission to free radical and radiation biology program, and/or acceptance to radiation sciences therapy program. RSTH:3215

FRRB:7000 Redox Biology and Medicine 4 s.h.
Chemistry of free radicals, related oxidants, and antioxidants; antioxidant (redox) enzymes--their structure, biochemical function, regulation, and function in redox biology; targets of oxidants--lipids, proteins, DNA; the redox biology of health (infants to healthy aging) and disease (e.g. cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, neurodegenerative diseases). Offered fall semesters of even years. Prerequisites: CHEM:2210  or BIOC:3120.

FRRB:70010 Molecular and Cellular Biology of Cancer 3 s.h.
Fundamental aspects of oncology at the cellular and molecular levels; mechanisms of cancer initiation and progression, oncogene action, DNA damage and repair, carcinogenesis by radiation, chemicals, viruses; tumor immunology, anticancer therapies. Offered spring semesters of odd years. Requirements: strong basic science background. Same as PATH:7001.

FRRB:6004 Research: Free Radical and Radiation Biology
Represents intensive laboratory based studies in the field of free radical and radiation biology determined by mutual agreement between faculty members sponsoring the research in consultation with the graduate student.
 

FRRB:5001 Research: Special Topics
Readings and/or laboratory experience. Consent of instructor required.
 

FRRB:6006 Topics in Free Radical Biology and Medicine 1 s.h.
Discussion and presentation of new literature reports in the field of free radical biology and medicine in journal club format.

FRRB:6008 Topics in Radiation and Cancer Biology 1 s.h.
Emerging concepts in the biological effects of radiation and cancer biology; current topics in journal club format.