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Last Revised Jan. 23, 2004
|Dr. H.E. Pence||Spring 2004|
|Text||Donald G. Crosby, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry||Handout||Text|
|Date||Topic||Reading assignment||Reading assignment|
|Jan. 22,27, 29||Basic Principles of Toxicology (Dose-exposure curves, agonist interactions, Tolerance, extrapolation to low doses, establishing allowed exposure levels)||Unit 2||Chap. 8|
|Feb. 3,5||Modes of exposure and other reasons for response variation||Unit 3|
|Feb. 10||Calculating exposure limits||Chap. 10|
|Feb. 12, 17, 19||Laboratory safety - sources of information on chemicals hazards (RTECS, Betherick, Saxe, etc.)||Chap. 3|
The FIRST HOUR EXAMINATION will be held on Feb. 24, 2004 and will cover the above material.
|Feb. 26, Mar. 9||Laboratory safety (cont.) spill control, glove selection, fire hazards|
|Mar. 11, 16||Pharmacokinetics: (One-compartment models, chronic exposure, plateau principle)|
|Mar. 18||Toxicology testing|
|Mar. 23, 25||Epidemiology (including environmental epidemiology)||Unit 5|
|Apr. 1, 13,15||Chemical carcinogens and mutagens||Unit 6||Chap. 11|
|Apr. 20, 22, 27||Reproductive Toxicology and teratology||Unit 7||Chap. 11|
|April 29, May 4||Environmental Transport and transformation||Unit 8||Chap. 4, 5. 6|
|May 6, 11||Groundwater pollution, spill response, and remediation|
The FINAL EXAMINATION will held at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 13, 2004.
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