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10-Day Advanced Toxicology course at University of Guelph

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By: HazMat Staff

The School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph is offering a two-week course on the Advanced Principles of Toxicology.

The toxicology course is set for April 29 to May 10, 2013 at the University of Guelph. It will review environmental and human health toxicology, processes used to interpret toxicological data, and techniques and procedures to perform human health and ecotoxicological risk assessments.

The course requires requires participants have a Bachelor's or Master's degree with course work in statistics, chemistry and biology.

According to the course description, “Learners receive basic background information on important traditional areas in toxicology, as well as in areas that are currently developing. This background information will include principles, definitions, and basic information, and is designed to bring participants up to current levels of understanding of toxicology as it applies to both the human health and environmental areas.”

Course Topics

  • Mechanism of Toxic Action
  • Organic Chemical Contaminants in Soils, Immunoassay, and Plant-Based Bioassays
  • Toxicological Principles (Mammals)
  • Endocrine Modulators (Mammals)
  • Carcinogen Risk Assessment
  • Developmental & Reproductive Toxicology (Mammals)
  • Human Health Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Epidemiology
  • Ecotoxicology (Animals)
  • Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) - A Practical Approach
  • Site Specific Risk Assessment

Download the 2013 course outline.

Visit the website www.toxicology.coles.uoguelph.ca or contact info@open.uoguelph.ca or 519-767-5000


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