These courses will build practical skills for working in the field.
This course has a toxicology focus, and students will learn to recognize then assess the harmful consequences that arise when various classes of veterinary agents are administered and the different means by which they gain entry and persist in the environment.
This course explores how DNA is distributed in natural populations, mechanisms for evolutionary change in populations, and how DNA is used forensically to investigate crimes related to endangered and threatened animals and plants. The VME6573 pre-requisite is not necessarily required.
This course will describe and discuss the relevance of pathology in forensic cases relating to wildlife, the relevance of law to wildlife pathological concerns, and students will be able to identify normal gross and histological anatomy and abnormalities that may be indicative of pathological change. No in-depth previous pathology knowledge required.