PHAR-592 Introduction to Toxicology
Spring for 2017-2018
Motter, Arianne (alm64)
This course is designed to introduce students to the field of toxicology. It will cover the basic principles and mechanisms of toxicology including toxicokinetics, biotransformation of xenobiotics, genotoxicity, and carcinogenesis as well as provide an overview of target organ toxicity and toxic agents including metals, pesticides, solvents, radiation, and food. Practical applications of toxicology such as occupational, regulatory, clinical, and forensic toxicology will be covered. Students will also get the opportunity to do a risk assessment on a hazardous or potentially hazardous substance.
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