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 Date

April 9 – April 23: Winter Term Exam Period (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Riikka Kinnunen - PhD Proposal: “The Ecology of Urban Wildlife: How do Species Respond to Rapid Environmental Change?” — Tuesday, May 1 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Chloe Schmidt, PhD Proposal: “Microevolution in rapidly changing environments” — Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Kamaldeep Chhoker, MSc. Defense: “Effects of canopy cover and pH on polyketide synthase gene transcription in Cladonie stygia and the polyketides produced in natural conditions.” — Thursday, May 3 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Lisa Hoogenboom, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen movement across the intestine of elasmoranchs” — Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.