BIO-603(DP) / 1 credit

Teacher: Dyson Paul Joseph

Language: English

Remark: 3-day Block course, every year in January. To register, contact EDMS Administration


Every year


In vitro cytotoxicity testing is often the first step to establish the utility of a compound as a potential drug. The course will teach students how to evaluate the cytotoxicity of compounds on cancer cells of human-origin and appropriate non-tumorigenic cell lines.



The course won't take place in January 2024. Back in 2025!

Please note that you are not allowed to inscribe in your own group!

Note that 3 practical courses are mandatory for all EDMS students and that they have the priority; each course has between 2 to 4 possible slots.

Therefore, please do not register by yourself to this course, this will be done by the EDMS program administrator!


Cancer; chemotherapy; drug screening

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Assess / Evaluate the cytotoxicity of a compound

Assessment methods

Oral presentation



In the programs

  • Number of places: 4
  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Practical - Dyson Lab
  • Lecture: 6 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 18 Hour(s)

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