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 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Kenneth Jeffries
    CRN: 51357
    Lecture Location: 270 E3 Eitc
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 4: 8:30 AM–9:45 AM, Tu.Th.

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Austein Mcloughlin: “The development of RNA interference-based biotechnologies for the sustainable management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum” — Thursday, December 14 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Jennifer Sojka, MSc Defense: “Proximate and ultimate causes of personality in a non-aggressive, African ground squirrel” — Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Karen Dunmall PhD Oral Defense: “Pacific salmon in the Canadian Arctic Indicators of Change” — Tuesday, December 19 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Matthew Doering, PhD Proposal: “Adding spice to fungicides: Discovery of novel genes operating in specialised metabolite biosynthesis in Piper spp. (Piperaceae)” — Wednesday, December 20 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.