PCL473Y1 - Interdisciplinary Toxicology 52 L
Dr. C. Woodland (416 978-3102);Email: email@example.com
A survey course covering several contemporary topics in toxicology. Although a broad area is covered, emphasis is placed on human/mammalian toxicology. Lectures are given by members of the Department of Pharmacology, and representatives from several other Institutes.
Topics in the course may include: adverse drug reactions; acute poisonings; natural toxins, maternal-fetal toxicology, forensic toxicology, environmental chemistry, pesticides, dioxins, regulatory toxicology, occupational toxicology, food toxicology, herbal products, alcohol, tobacco smoking, and drugs of abuse.
Marking Scheme: Two mid-term exams, short answer format (20% each); two mid-term assignments (15% each); final exam, short answer format (30%). Mid-term assignments assess the ability to comprehend and critique the current research literature.
Prerequisites: BCH210H1/310H1, PCL201H1, PCL302H1, PCL362H1