ENVIRON 501. Environmental Toxicology – Nicholas School Undergraduate Programs

ENVIRON 501. Environmental Toxicology

Instructor: Joel Meyer
Curriculum Code: NS
Credit: 1 unit
Course Travel?: No
Prerequisites: Organic chemistry and an upper level biology course, or consent of instructor

An introduction to the field of environmental toxicology. Study of environmental contaminants from a broad perspective encompassing biochemical, ecological, and toxicological principles and methodologies. Discussion of sources, environmental transport and transformation phenomena, accumulation in biota and ecosystems. Impacts at various levels of organization, particularly biochemical and physiological effects.