College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Molecular and Environmental Toxicology
Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, 1530 Medical Sciences Center, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706; 608-263-4580; www.med.wisc.edu/metc
Director Christopher Bradfield; Associate Director William Hickey
Molecular and environmental toxicology—the study of potentially harmful agents in the environment and their effects on organisms and ecosystems—spans many traditional disciplines. The UW-Madison Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center links researchers in numerous academic departments who are investigating problems in environmental toxicology. The center is supported by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the School of Medicine and Public Heath, the School of Pharmacy, the School of Veterinary Medicine, the Graduate School, and federal sources.
Degree programs are available only at the M.S. and Ph.D. degree levels. Undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate study in this field should consult the Graduate School Catalog for descriptions of the M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs and information about prerequisite courses for entry into the program. Additional information may be obtained from the Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, 1530 Medical Sciences Center, 1300 University Avenue. See also the METC Graduate Program.
Undergraduate students majoring in other subjects but desiring some acquaintance with this field may wish to enroll in some of the following: Molecular and Environmental Toxicology 606, 625, 631, 632, 633 and 634.