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Biomedical Toxicology Major

Biomedical Toxicology (BTOX)

Admission Requirements

Toxicology From Molecules to Matter

 Engage in Interdisciplinary Studies

Combine studies spanning biomedical science, chemistry, nutrition and disease at the cellular level to better understand mechanisms of toxic action.

 Dose Makes the Poison

Study the in depth dose response relationship across mammalian organs from the molecular to systemic level while learning about toxicological applications.

 Forge Your Toxicology Career

The skills gained in this degree will enable you start your career in product safety, public health, toxicological testing, healthcare and more.

Why Biomedical Toxicology?

This interdisciplinary major provides a strong foundation in the science disciplines relating to toxicology. Improve health and welfare by learning about pharmacology, environmental poisons, industrial chemicals and the impact on living beings. Your knowledge will span fields such as biomedical physiology, nutrition, environmental chemistry, pathology and culminate in your choice of a toxicology research project.

Students in the BTOX program may also be interested in studying Biochemistry, Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Science, or other majors.

BTOX Course Calendar

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

The Co-op program in Biomedical Toxicology is a five-year program, including four work terms, which helps to provide the hands-on working experience to boost your resume and provide invaluable skills and learning for your future career.

BTOX Co-op Calendar

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