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Biomedical Toxicology

Biomedical Toxicology: Introduction

​​​​​​​​Lead Faculty

Medicine

Participating Degree Programs

Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology—MSc, PhD
Medical Science—MSc, PhD
Nutritional Sciences—MSc, PhD
Pharmaceutical Sciences—MSc, PhD
Pharmacology—MSc, PhD

Overview

The Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Toxicology provides graduate students with a unique oppor​tunity to gain breadth and depth of knowledge in biomedical toxicology beyond their thesis research area. This collaborative specialization aims to prepare participants for careers related to toxicology. It emphasizes the development of critical thinking and communication skills in addition to acquiring greater knowledge of basic principles and specific aspects of biomedical toxicology.

The graduate programs listed above participate in this collaborative specialization. Students may pursue an MSc or PhD degree. Graduate units participating in the program contribute graduate courses, provide facilities, and provide supervision for graduate research.

Graduate students from departments other than the participating units listed who are interested in pursuing a program in toxicology should speak to the Director of the Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Toxicology and the graduate advisor(s) in their home department to discuss the possibility. Detailed information is available on the Biomedical Toxicology website and from the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

Upon successful completion of the degree requirements of the participating home department and the collaborative specialization, students receive the notation “Completed Collaborative Specialization in ​Biomedical Toxicology” on their transcript and parchment.

Contact and Address

Web: www.pharmtox.utoronto.ca/collaborative-program-biomedical-toxicology-cpbt 
Email: pharmtox.dept@utoronto.ca
Telephone: (416) 978-5244
Fax: (416) 978-6395

Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Toxicology
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Toronto
Medical Sciences Building
Room 4207, 1 King's College Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8
Canada

Biomedical Toxicology: Master's Level

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants who wish to enrol in the collaborative specialization must first apply to and be admitted by one of the participating home departments under its regulations. Once students have been admitted to their home department, they should register in the Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Toxicology by contacting the collaborative specialization director.

Specialization Requirements

  • Complete JNP 1014Y Interdisciplinary Toxicology and JNP 1016H Graduate Seminar in Toxicology.

  • Attend a minimum of six academic seminars related to toxicology during the master's program.

  • Complete a research thesis or project as required by the home department. It is understood that the research topic will be in the area of biomedical toxicology.

Biomedical Toxicology: Doctoral Level

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants who wish to enrol in the collaborative specialization must first apply to and be accepted by one of the participating home departments under its regulations. Once students have been admitted to their home department, they should register in the Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Toxicology by contacting the collaborative specialization director.

Specialization Requirements

  • Complete JNP 1014Y Interdisciplinary Toxicology; JNP 1016H Graduate Seminar in Toxicology, plus a 0.5 full-course equivalent (FCE) in the area of toxicology (approved by the collaborative specialization director). The home department and the collaborative specialization director will decide whether these courses are in addition to home departmental requirements or substitutions for home departmental requirements.

  • Attend a minimum of 12 academic seminars related to toxicology during the doctoral specialization.

  • Complete a research thesis or project as required by the home department. It is understood that the research topic will be in the area of biomedical toxicology.​

Biomedical Toxicology: Courses

​JNP 1014Y
​Interdisciplinary Toxicology​
​JNP 1016H
Graduate Seminar in Toxicology​​​