Microbiology and Environmental ToxicologyMETX 201 Sources and Fates of Pollutants

Presents in-depth important principles of environmental toxicology related to the introduction, transport, and fate of toxicants in aquatic and terrestrial environments including environmental chemistry and biogeochemical cycles as well as exposure pathways and uptake by organisms. Additional emphasis will be placed on the susceptibility and effects of toxicants across organ systems, toxicokinetics and biomarkers of exposure, and effects at the ecosystem level. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 101.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students; qualified undergraduate science majors may enroll with permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Instructor

Chad Saltikov