BI 2EVP5: VENOMS AND POISONS

This module aims to provide the student with a comprehensive overview of venoms and poisons, including an introduction to important venomous animals and poisonous plants, their ecological niches and their interactions with other species. This module will also cover the evolution of venoms and poisons, the biochemistry underpinning their synthesis and mechanism of action, general principles of toxicology and an overview of their medical uses.

Term(s) offered: Term information not available at this time.
Credit: 3.0
General Education: [None]