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Institut Pasteur “Viruses and human cancers” MOOC

The Institut Pasteur Viruses and human cancers MOOC is starting on the 7th of January for a full immersion into relationship between viruses and cancer. It describes the mechanisms of cancer induction by viral infection at the cellular and at the tissue levels.

Four chapters of the MOOC are dedicated to different viral species/families/groups most frequently associated with cancers in humans: retroviruses, papillomaviruses, merkel cell polyoma virus, hepatitis viruses, Epstein-Barr virus and human herpesvirus-8 (HHV8). Epidemiology of viral infection and associated cancers are explained. A last chapter is devoted to innovative prevention measures which might help to decrease the high rate of virus-induced human cancers worldwide.

Deadline for registration: April 29, 2019


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