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Top TOX 360 THE WORLD OF POISONS (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Provides a basic understanding of how we are exposed and respond to chemicals, examples of human diseases associated with toxic insult, the role of technology and the interface of society and toxicology in risk perception and legislation. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: One 3-credit course in chemistry or one 3-credit course in biology.

Top TOX 401 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 411 FUNDAMENTALS OF TOXICOLOGY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to the discipline of toxicology. Examination of the basic concepts that define how chemicals are absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and eliminated by the body. Overview of associated dose/response relations. PREREQS: (BB 350* [D-] or BB 450* [D-] or BB 490* [D-] )

Top TOX 413 ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY AND RISK ASSESSMENT (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Procedures for defining exposure and the use of toxicological data in defining risk assessment. Recent application of mechanistic concepts are reviewed. PREREQS: TOX 411 [D-]

Top TOX 429 TOXIC SUBSTANCES IN FOOD (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Toxicology and epidemiology of human exposures to pesticides and food toxicants. PREREQS: (BB 350* [D-] or BB 450* [D-] or BB 490* [D-] )

Top TOX 430 CHEMICAL BEHAVIOR IN THE ENVIRONMENT (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Applications of chemical concepts in the definition and solution of pollution problems; analytical considerations, thermodynamic factors influencing movement of chemicals, physical and metabolic transformations occurring in the environment. PREREQS: (CH 123 [D-] or CH 331 [D-] ) and senior standing

Top TOX 435 GENES AND CHEMICALS IN AGRICULTURE: VALUE AND RISK (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A multidisciplinary course that examines the scientific, social, political, economic, environmental, and ethical controversies surrounding agricultural and natural resource biotechnologies. Lec/rec. CROSSLISTED as BI 435/BI 535, BI 435H, FES 435/FES 535, MCB 535. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: One quarter each of biology and chemistry helpful but not essential.

Top TOX 435H GENES AND CHEMICALS IN AGRICULTURE: VALUE AND RISK (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
A multidisciplinary course that examines the scientific, social, political, economic, environmental, and ethical controversies surrounding agricultural and natural resource biotechnologies. Lec/rec. CROSSLISTED as BI 435H, FS 435H. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: One quarter each of biology and chemistry helpful but not essential. Honors College approval required.

Top TOX 455 ECOTOXICOLOGY: AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Focuses on transport, fate, and effects of toxic substances in freshwater ecosystems. There is special emphasis on impacts on fish. PREREQS: CH 331 [D-]

Top TOX 490 ENVIRONMENTAL FORENSIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles of Good Laboratory Practice Standards, methodology, utility and limitations of chemical forensic methods as applied to real investigations. PREREQS: One year of college chemistry and one term of organic chemistry.

Top TOX 499 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 501 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top TOX 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 507 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 511 FUNDAMENTALS OF TOXICOLOGY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to the discipline of toxicology. Examination of the basic concepts that define how chemicals are absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and eliminated by the body. Overview of associated dose/response relations. PREREQS: (BB 550* [C] or BB 590* [C] )

Top TOX 512 TARGET ORGAN TOXICOLOGY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Examination of toxicological effects of chemicals at organ level. Normal physiology of the organ system is received. PREREQS: TOX 511 [C]

Top TOX 513 ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY AND RISK ASSESSMENT (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Procedures for defining exposure and the use of toxicological data in defining risk assessment. Recent application of mechanistic concepts are reviewed. PREREQS: TOX 511 [C]

Top TOX 529 TOXIC SUBSTANCES IN FOOD (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Toxicology and epidemiology of human exposures to pesticides and food toxicants. PREREQS: BB 350* or BB 450* or BB 490*

Top TOX 530 CHEMICAL BEHAVIOR IN THE ENVIRONMENT (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Applications of chemical concepts in the definition and solution of pollution problems; analytical considerations, thermodynamic factors influencing movement of chemicals, physical and metabolic transformations occurring in the environment. PREREQS: CH 106 and CH 331 and graduate standing.

Top TOX 535 GENES AND CHEMICALS IN AGRICULTURE: VALUE AND RISK (3) 
A multidisciplinary course that examines the scientific, social, political, economic, environmental, and ethical controversies surrounding agricultural and natural resource biotechnologies. Lec/rec. CROSSLISTED as BI 435/BI 535, BI 435H, FES 435/FES 535, MCB 535. PREREQS: One quarter each of biology and chemistry helpful but not essential.

Top TOX 554 GENOME ORGANIZATION, STRUCTURE, AND MAINTENANCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
How diverse organisms store their individual sets of genetic information (genomes). Evolution of genomes and gene families. Structures of DNA and chromosomes. Biochemical and regulatory pathways that protect cellular genomes against environmental and endogenous damage and ensure transmission of faithful copies to progeny. Remodeling of genomes by recombination and transposition. CROSSLISTED as MCB 554. PREREQS: BI 311 (genetics or equivalent) and (BB 450 and BB 451 and BB 452) or (BB 490 and BB 491 and BB 492) or equivalent.

Top TOX 555 ECOTOXICOLOGY: AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Focuses on transport, fate, and effects of toxic substances in freshwater ecosystems. There is special emphasis on impacts on fish. PREREQS: CH 331

Top TOX 575 ADVANCED XENOBIOTIC METABOLISM AND DISPOSITION (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Course will focus on structure, function and regulation of specific proteins that function in uptake, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drugs and other chemicals that are foreign to the body (xenobiotics). The course will focus on proteins which are termed Phase I and Phase II xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes and xenobiotic transporters. There will be an emphasis on Cytochrome P450 enzymes and hepatic and renal xenobiotic transporter proteins and their key roles in xenobiotic metabolism and excretion. PREREQS: Graduate or professional pharmacy student standing, TOX 512, or consent of instructor.

Top TOX 590 ENVIRONMENTAL FORENSIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles of Good Laboratory Practice Standards, methodology, utility and limitations of chemical forensic methods as applied to real investigations. PREREQS: One year of college chemistry and one term of organic chemistry.

Top TOX 599 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 601 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 603 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top TOX 605 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 607 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 611 TESTING FOR GENOTOXICITY (4) 
A lab-based course geared toward toxicology, biochemistry, biology, food science, nutrition, pharmacy and MCB students. Introduces principles and methods of several key assays used to screen for DNA damage and mutation. These tests will include the following: (i) Salmonella mutagenicity assay ('Ames test'), (ii) single cell gel electrophoresis ('comet') assay, (iii) micronucleus assay, and (iv) PCR-based single strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) screening for oncogene/tumor suppressor gene mutation in cancers. This 2-week, intensive lab/lecture class runs Mon-Fri in the LPSC during the first session of summer term. Each day includes laboratory work and a 2-hour lecture covering basic principles of the assays, as well as technical details of the experiment for the day. PREREQS: TOX 514 [C] and BB 400 series, prior course work on DNA repair and mutagenesis, and/or instructor approval.

Top TOX 699 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top TOX 808 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.



 
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