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187.650.81 ALTERNATIVE METHODS IN ANIMAL TESTING

Department:
Environmental Health and Engineering
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Internet

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Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Joseph Bressler
Course Instructor:
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

Description:

Discusses and evaluates strategies for reducing the number of animals utilized in basic and applied research. Addresses traditional in vitro methods, including cell culture and analytical chemistry as well as newer and evolving techniques such as informatics, genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics. Also discusses governmental regulatory processes for approving new testing methods, especially in vitro methods.

Methods of Assessment:

Exams

Instructor Consent:

No consent required