Prerequisites: ENV 501, 502 and 503, or permission of the instructor. (First semester—odd years/3 credits)
Introduction to the principles of pharmacology and pathology that apply to mammalian toxicology. Emphasis will be on basic concepts of toxin/drug response, uptake, distribution and metabolism in mammalian systems. Other major environmental topics to be considered are pathology, mutagenesis, carcinogenesis, teratogenicity and pharmacogenetics.