Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

BIO 378 Radiation Biology(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. The biological effects of chronic and acute exposure to ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. The mechanisms underlying the events occurring during and after the interaction between macromolecules, isolated cells, organs, and entire organisms with irradiation. The effects of radiation at all levels of biological organization, and the biological basis for radiation safety practices are discussed. Prerequisite: BIO 205. Pre- or corequisites: PHY 150 and 151 or PHY 156 or PHY 160 and 161.