BIOL 3290

Medicinal and Hallucinogenic Plants

(Formerly BOTN 3280, 001.328) A botanical and historical survey of medicinal, hallucinogenic and poisonous plants used in various cultures. Not to be held with BIOL 3291. Prerequisite: a minimum of 30 hours of university credit, or consent of department.

Fall 2017 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Norm Kenkel
    CRN: 11457
    Lecture Location: 290 Education
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 10: 1:00 PM–2:15 PM, 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.