• 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • M110A. Drugs: Mechanisms, Uses, and Misuse

    Units: 4

    (Same as Pharmacology M110A.) Lecture, four hours (seven weeks); discussion, four hours (three weeks). Requisites: Life Sciences 2, 3. Introduction to pharmacology and toxicology for undergraduate students, emphasizing drug development and mechanisms of action of drugs and toxic agents. Letter grading.

  • 197. Individual Studies in Molecular Toxicology

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, four hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Individual intensive study, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Assigned reading and tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 211A. Molecular Toxicology Seminar

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour twice per month. Seminar series which alternately features outside speakers and members of UCLA molecular toxicology community (students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty) and deals with topics relevant to molecular toxicology. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of courses 211B and 211C).

  • 211B. Molecular Toxicology Seminar

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour twice per month. Seminar series which alternately features outside speakers and members of UCLA molecular toxicology community (students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty) and deals with topics relevant to molecular toxicology. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 211C).

  • 211C. Molecular Toxicology Seminar

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour twice per month. Seminar series which alternately features outside speakers and members of UCLA molecular toxicology community (students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty) and deals with topics relevant to molecular toxicology. S/U grading.

  • M241. Introduction to Chemical Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Units: 6

    (Same as Pharmacology M241.) Lecture, six hours. Preparation: organic and biological chemistry. Designed for molecular and medical pharmacology students. Introduction to general principles of pharmacology. Role of chemical properties of drugs in their distribution, metabolism, excretion, and modes of action. S/U or letter grading.

  • M242. Toxicodynamics

    Units: 2

    (Same as Environmental Health Sciences M242.) Lecture, one hour; discussion, one hour. Preparation: undergraduate biology and chemistry courses. Requisite: Environmental Health Sciences C240. Examination of recent literature on mechanisms of toxicity or toxicodynamics. Student presentation of papers selected by instructor on various aspects of toxic mechanisms, including free radical mechanisms, mechanisms of cell death, metal toxicity/ion homeostasis, intracellular pH and calcium regulation, stress and adaptive pathways, DNA repair/mutagenesis, carcinogenesis, and teratogenesis. Discussion of various papers. S/U or letter grading.

  • M247. Advanced Concepts in Gene-Environment Interactions

    Units: 4

    (Same as Environmental Health Sciences M241.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Comprehensive and practical examination of emerging science of gene-environment interaction. Discussion of primary components of field, including role of metabolic pathways in modifying environmental responses and importance of environmental influences in human disease. Exploration of selected hot topics infield, such as importance of epigenetics and of microbiome. S/U or letter grading.

  • 296A. Research Topics in Molecular Toxicology: Chemical Toxicology

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in molecular toxicology. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296B. Research Topics in Molecular Toxicology: Molecular Carcinogenesis

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in molecular toxicology. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296C. Research Topics in Molecular Toxicology: Teratogenesis

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in molecular toxicology. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296D. Research Topics in Molecular Toxicology: Molecular Topics in Boron Biology

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in molecular toxicology. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296E. Research Topics in Molecular Toxicology: Germ Cell Cytogenetic/Genetic Biomarkers

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in molecular toxicology. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296F. Research Topics in Molecular Toxicology: Genetic Toxicology

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in molecular toxicology. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296G. Research Topics in Molecular Toxicology: Laboratory Analysis

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in molecular toxicology. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 375. Teaching Apprentice Practicum

    Units: 1 to 4

    Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 596. Directed Individual Study or Research

    Units: 2 to 12

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Individual guided studies under direct faculty supervision. May not be applied toward degree course requirements. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 597. Preparation for Ph.D. Qualifying Examinations

    Units: 2 to 12

    Tutorial, four hours. May not be applied toward degree course requirements. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 599. Ph.D. Dissertation Research

    Units: 8 to 12

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May not be applied toward degree course requirements. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.