BIOL 2380

Introductory Toxicology

(Formerly BOTN 2180, 001.218, ZOOL 2180, 022.218) A survey of general principles underlying the effects of toxic substances on biological systems, including consideration of the history, scope and applications of toxicology, the mechanisms of toxic action, and some major types of toxicants. This course is also taught in Environmental Science as ENVR 2180 (128.218), and in Agriculture as AGRI 2180 (065.218). Not to be held with BIOL 2381, BIOL 2382 (BOTN 2190, ZOOL 2190, 001.219, 022.219), ENVR 2190 (128.219), or AGRI 2190 (065.219). Prerequisites: one of BIOL 1030, BIOL 1031, or the former 071.125 (C); and one of CHEM 1310, CHEM 1311 (002.131), or CHEM 1320 (002.132) (C).

Winter 2019 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Kenneth Jeffries
    CRN: 51357
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 4: 8:30 AM–9:45 AM, Tu.Th.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.