Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Toxicology (CSBT)

CSBT logoThe Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Toxicology is administered by the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and provides graduate students with a unique opportunity to gain breadth and depth of knowledge in biomedical toxicology beyond their thesis research.  This program aims to prepare participants for careers related to toxicology and emphasizes the development of critical thinking and communication skills in addition to acquiring greater knowledge of basic principles and specific aspects of biomedical toxicology.

Additional benefits of the Biomedical Toxicology Specialization include opportunities for:

  • interactions and social gatherings with peers, faculty members, and members of the professional toxicology community that facilitate the sharing of scientific, methodologic, and career information
  • development of scientific critiquing skills
  • enhanced written and oral communication
  • exposure to useful resources and databases
  • a notation on the academic transcript indicating that the student has Completed the MSc or PhD Collaborative Specialization in Biomedical Toxicology following successful completion of the program requirements (This is in addition to the MSc or PhD degree in the chosen departmental area.)

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For more information about the CSBT, please contact Dr. Cindy Woodland.

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