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187.630.01 Xenobiotic Metabolism and Biomarker Development

Environmental Health and Engineering
4th term
4 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  10:30 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
John Groopman
Course Instructor:

Focuses on the metabolism of xenobiotics and on toxicokinetics and dynamics and is largely literature-based. Discusses pathways and concepts of xenobiotic metabolism thru review of the literature inside and outside the classroom, and applies concepts thru classroom discussion of pertinent research papers. Emphasizes experimental design with analytical techniques, and incorporates strategies for writing and evaluating laboratory research grants. Prepares PhD students for a career in toxicology laboratory research.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation is based on class participation.

Enrollment Restriction:

Course restricted to PhD students in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences - Division of Toxicology

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:
For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

Course will be held in departmental space.