22.55J | Fall 2004 | Graduate
Principles of Radiation Interactions

Calendar

SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Course Intro/Cells and Tissues Overview

2 Radiation Interactions

3 Radiation Interactions (cont.)

4 Radiation Chemistry/LET/Tracks Problem set 1 due
5 Effects on Chromosomes/DNA

6 Dose Response in Vitro: Cell Survival Curves

7 RBE/Clustered Damage

8 Protons and Alphas of same LET Problem set 2 due
9 Dose Response in Vivo

10 Chemical Modification of Radiation Response Problem set 3 due
11 Cell, Tissue and Tumor Kinetics

12 Exam 1

13 Radiation Therapy: Tumor Radiobiology

14 Radiation Therapy (contd.): Fractionation Problem set 4 due
15 Acute Effects of Whole Body Exposure

16 Late Effects: Chronic Exposure/Low Doses Problem set 5 due
17 Radiation Protection/Background Radiation/Radon

18 Alpha Particles/Bystander Effect

19 Microbeams

20 RBE of Diagnostic X Rays Problem set 6 due
21 BNCT/Other Modalities

22 Space

23 Space (cont.)

24 Exam 2

25 Oral Term Paper Presentations

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