2023-2024 / TOXI0341-3

Toxiocological chemistry, Part I, Toxiocological chemistry


25h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in biomedicine4 crédits 


Corinne Charlier

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

After the description of biochemical mechanism of toxicity of main chemical products, this course is dedicated to the study of action and side effects of drugs, drugs of abuse, volatile substances, heavy metals, pesticides, endocrine disruptors, tobacco,....

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The goal is to show to the students the multidisciplinarity of toxicolgical sciences.
1.Different chemical products which are at risk for human health;
2.Metabolism of xenobiotics, related to toxicity;
3. Monography of main classes of chemical xenobiotics (source of exposure, pharmacokinetics, toxicity) with a special section about endocrine disruption.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Not appliable

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Blended learning

Additional information:

Sessions of 90 -120 minutes, 1 to 2 times a week
Lecture courses with eventually some podcasts.

Recommended or required readings

Powerpoint slides

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

- Remote

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Additional information:

QCM and open ended questions in january, in person if sanitary situation is correct

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Theoretical courses given mainly by C.CHARLIER.


Professeur Corinne CHARLIER

Clinical, Forensic and Environmental Toxicological laboratory


Sart-Tilman, B4000 Liège


Fax 04/3238889

e-mail : C.Charlier@chuliege.be


Collaborators : Prof.R.DENOOZ, Ph.Biol.M.DEVILLE

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Seminar Pharma M1
Seminar 2 OCT 

Seminar 9 OCT 

Seminar 16 OCT 

Toxicology, partim 1