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Cell Division and Rates of Population Growth
11 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Lou Gross1, Monica Beals1, Susan Harrell1
University of Tennessee Knoxville
This module introduces the exponential growth of cells in the context of understanding cell division. It is intended for an introductory biology audience.
Calculating Lifetime Cancer Risk Resulting from DNA Replication
18 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Rebecca Orr1, Ruth Buskirk2, Kristin Harvey2
1. Collin College 2. University of Texas at Austin
An expanded case study adapted from an HHMI Data Point on Cell Division and Cancer Risk using Figure 1 from Tomasetti, C. and Vogelstein, B. (2015).
Cell Division and Cancer Risk Data Point
17 Jan 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By HHMI BioInteractive
Cancer is typically attributed to hereditary and environmental factors, but these only explain a fraction of overall cancer risk. This activity explores a third factor.