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Spring 2018
Feb 27, 2021
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BIOL 1820 - Environmental Health and Disease
Humans live, work, and play in complex chemical environments. BIOL1820 examines how environmental exposures impact human health and contribute to disease. The course covers basic concepts in toxicology, epidemiology, and safety assessment, and is divided into 4 sections: radiation, lead, perfluorinated chemicals, and endocrine disruptors. For each section, students will examine the molecular mechanisms that mediate toxicity, learn how toxicant exposure impacts physiology, evaluate exposure risk, and discuss issues of environmental justice. Prerequisites: introductory level biology and chemistry. BIOL 1820 is designed for junior and senior undergraduates, and is open to others with permission.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Primary Meeting

Pathology & Lab. Medicine Division
Biology (Bio) Department

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