Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyBIOC 150L Pharmacology and Toxicology Laboratory I

Part one of a three-quarter sequence. Presented in seminar-laboratory format, explores the various in vitro and in vivo tools utilized in the preclinical discovery and development of drugs and toxic agents. The lab sessions involve demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and field trips to industry laboratories. Lab animal studies are integral to the drug development and approval process. Since this is a highly regulated activity, emphasizes sound lab animal management and use issues and skills.