ENTOX 6365 – Aquatic Toxicology

Spring 2002

                

DATE

SUBJECT

READING*

8/28

Introduction

 

Chapter 1

PART I: TOXICITY TESTING

 

8/30

Toxicity Testing: Acute And Sub-Chronic Tests

 

Chapter 2 &3

9/1

Toxicity Testing: Acute And Sub-Chronic Tests, Point & Nonpoint Source Pollutants, Effluents & Whole Effluent Testing

 

Chapter 2 & 33

9/6

Point & Nonpoint Source Pollutants, Effluents & Whole Effluent Testing

 

Chapter 2 & 33

9/8

Developmental Toxicology & Toxicity Tests

 

Chapter 7

9/11

Developmental Toxicology, Early Life Stage Tests

 

Appendix B

9/13

NO CLASS

 

9/15

Endocrine disruptor tests & amphibian development (Jim Carr, guest lecturer)

TBA

9/18

Early Life Stage Tests, Life Cycle Tests, TIE, TRE

 

 

9/20

Toxicology of Sediments & Sediment Toxicity Tests

 

Chapter 8

9/22

Alternatives To Animal Testing

 

Supplimentary

PART II:  ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY & FATE

 

9/25

Environmental Chemistry, Transport & Fate

 

Chapter 15

9/27

Bioaccumulation, Bioavailability

 

Chapter  16

9/29**

Examination 1

 

 

PART III. SUBLETHAL EFFECTS

 

10/2

Growth & Reproduction

Target Organs Of Toxicity & Detoxification In Aquatic Organisms

 

Supplimentary

10/4

Biomarkers in Aquatic Organisms

 

Chapter 17 & Supplimentary

10/6

Biomarkers in Aquatic Organisms

 

Chapter 17 & Supplimentary

10/9

Genotoxicity in Aquatic Organisms

 

Chapter 13

10/11

Carcinogenesis in Fish & Molluscs, Immunotoxicology

Chapter 14

10/13

Immunotoxicology & Fish Diseases

 

Chapter 12

10/16

Endocrine Disruption in Fish & Amphibians

 

Supplimentary

10/18

Endocrine Disruption, Behavioral Toxicology in Fish & Amphibians

 

Supplimentary

10/20

Behavioral Toxicology in Fish & Amphibians

 

10/23

Factors That Affect Toxicity & Sublethal Effects

 

Appendix C

10/25

Fish Bioenergetics & toxic effects

 

Supplimentary

PART III: ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS & FIELD STUDIES

 

10/30

Population-Level Effects

 

Supplimentary

11/1

Population Genetics

 

Supplimentary

11/3

Aadaptation & Resistance to Pollutants

 

Supplimentary

11/6

Examination 2

 

11/8

Community-Level Effects

 

Chapter 19 & Supplimentary

11/10

Community-Level Effects

 

Chapter 19 & Supplimentary

11/13

Ecosystem-Level Effects

 

Chapter 19

11/15

Global Effects

 

Supplimentary

11/17

Field Studies

 

Chapter 9 & Supplimentary

11/20

Field Studies

 

Chapter 9

PART IV: SPECIAL TOPICS

11/27

Integrated Approaches to Aquatic Toxicology

 

Supplimentary

11/29

Risk Assessment Methods in Aquatic Toxicology

Chapter 28

12/1

Special Topics: Aquatic Organisms in Biomedical Research

 

Supplimentary

12/4

Special Topics: Amphibian Issues in Aquatic Toxicology

Supplimentary

12/6

Assessing Linkages: Aquatic And Terrestrial Toxicology

  Aquatic Ecosystem And Human Health

 

 

TBA

Final Exam

 

*G.M. Rand, Fundamentals of Aquatic Toxicology