Nutritional Toxicology, 7.5 credits

About the education

This course aims at increasing your understanding of the possible toxic and non-toxic effects of food intake. The subjects include basic toxicology, where the nutritional aspects and the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms are discussed. Also, biotransformation of xenobiotics, pharmacokinetics, interplay between endocrinology and toxicology, cytotoxicity, genotoxicity and tissue-specific toxicology are addressed.

Subject: Nutrition

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Area of interest: Science and Mathematics

Science and mathematics help us understand how the world around us is connected – from the origin and structure of the universe, to the development and function of humanity and all other organisms on earth.

Scientific knowledge makes it possible to critically examine the credibility of information in different areas of everyday life, society, and the media.

As a scientist or mathematician, you will be attractive on a large job market that covers all parts of society and includes everything from pure technology companies to environment and healthcare, as well as research.

Department responsible for education

Department of Biosciences and Nutrition