Revised Environmental Toxicology Schedule
Spring 2003

Joe's Answers to 2nd Midterm Essay Questions

WEEK

DATE

TOPIC

READINGS

1

Th 1-30

Intro to Env. Toxicology
What is Toxicology?

Handouts; Chap. 1, p 1-8

2

T 2-4

Toxic Exposure; Dose Response

Chap. 1, p 8-17

Th 2-6

Disposition of Toxins

Chap. 2, p 19-27

3

T 2-11


Excretion of Toxics

Chap. 2, p 27-37

Th 2-13

Biological Responses to Toxins

Chapters 2 and 3

4

T 2-18

Quiz #1
Biotransformation & simple biochemistry

Chap. 3, p 39-48

Th 2-20

Chemistry and Metabolism of Foreign Compounds

Chap. 3, p 48-55

5

T 2-25

Phase I and Phase II reactions

Chap. 3, p 48-55

Th 2-27

Bioterrorism

Handout

6

T 3-4

Quiz #2
Carcinogenicity and Biomarkers

Chap. 4, p 57-71

Th 3-6

Types of Exposure

Chapter 4

7

T 3-11

Midterm Exam #1

(Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4 and Bioterrorism handout)

Th 3-13

Drugs as Toxins and Effects of Certain Drugs and Interactions

Chap. 5, p 73-87

8

T 3-18

Field Trip: Group 1(tentative date)

Meet at Environmental Toxicology Lab in Santa Rosa

Th 3-20

Quiz #3
Toxicology of Food Additives; Toxicology of Food Contaminants (e.g. Botulism)

Chap. 7, p 99-107

9

T 3-25

Field Trip: Group 2 (tentative)

Meet at Environmental Toxicology Lab in Santa Rosa

Th 3-27

Quiz #4
Pesticides and their effects; What is Epidemiology?

Chap. 8, p 109-120
Handout

10

T 4-1

Air Pollution and Acid Rain

Chap. 9, p 121-128

Th 4-3

Other pollutants; Bioaccumulation via Food Chains

Chap. 9, p 128-134

11

APRIL 7-11

SPRING RECESS

NO CLASSES

12

T 4-15

Endocrine disrupters: How they affect wildlife and humans

Chap. 9, p 134-137

Th 4-17

Mercury and Methylmercury contamination and effects

Chap. 9, p 137-142

13

T 4-22

Midterm Exam #2

(Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)

Th 4-24

Natural Biological Toxins

Chap. 10, p 143-1450

14

T 4-29

Quiz #5 Household Products as Poisons: Carbon Monoxide

Chap. 11, p 151-161

Th 5-1

Eythylene Glycol and Cyanide poisoning

Chapter 11

15

T 5-6

Toxicity Testing

Chap. 12, p 163-173

Th 5-8

Quiz #6
Risk Assessment

Chap. 12, p 173-182

16

T 5-13

Research Presentations

Th 5-15

Research Presentations

17

T 5-20

Research Presentations
(and Review for Final)

Thursday, May 29
8:00 - 9:50 a.m.

FINAL EXAM

Comprehensive


Please Note: Any changes to this schedule will be announced in class.

Go to Bio. 308 Syllabus

Marilyn Cannon, May 10, 2003