XENOBIOTIC METABOLISM AND BIOMARKER DEVELOPMENT Syllabus

187.630.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 3rd Term | 4 Credit(s)
TTh 10:30:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: in a oral and written format (i) describe xenobiotic metabolism pathways and concepts of toxicokinetics/dynamics, (ii) design experiments using various analytical techniques, (iii) define the process of writing and evaluating research grants.
  • Course Description

    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.

  • Intended Audience

    Students in the PhD TOX program in EHS

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation is based on class participation.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.