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General Toxicology

TOX20303

About this course

Introductory course on basic principles in toxicology, organ-specific toxic effects and risk assessment.

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:

  • Summarize important generalized toxicological (biochemical) mechanisms underlying toxic responses following exposure to toxic chemicals
  • Interpret the consequences of physiological processes on toxic responses in the human body
  • Apply some important mechanisms (modes of action) of toxic chemicals that underlie the adverse effects observed to important toxic chemicals in food and the environment
  • Argue how non-laboratory animal data can be used in the toxicological risk assessment of chemicals
  • Recall what type of data is required by regulatory bodies for the safety assessment of chemicals
  • Design and execute a comprehensive toxicological concentration-response experiment and critically report and discus the results
  • Apply the basic principles of risk assessment of chemicals in food and the environment

Required prior knowledge

Mandatory Knowledge:
ZSS06100 Laboratory Safety

Link to more information

If anything remains unclear, please check the FAQ of Wageningen University.

Offering(s)

  • Start date

    2 September 2024

    • Ends
      25 October 2024
    • Term *
      Period 1
    • Location
      Wageningen
    • Instruction language
      English
    • Register between
      1 Jun, 00:00 - 4 Aug 2024
  • Start date

    10 March 2025

    • Ends
      2 May 2025
    • Term *
      Period 5
    • Location
      Wageningen
    • Instruction language
      English
    • Register between
      1 Jun, 00:00 - 9 Feb 2025
These offerings are valid for students of Utrecht University