behavioral toxicology

behavioral toxicology

[bə¦hāv·yə·rəl ‚täk·sə′käl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
The study of behavioral abnormalities induced by exogenous agents such as drugs, chemicals in the general environment, and chemicals encountered in the workplace.
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He holds a bachelor's degree in valuation science from Lindenwood College, with a minor in biology and special studies in behavioral toxicology and biotechnology.
It has since evolved into an advanced aquatic animal facility with laboratories supporting four core research areas: signal transduction and endocrine disruption, metals toxicology and neurotoxicology, the use of zebrafish as a model organism for developmental toxicology, and behavioral toxicology.
Defining this organismic effect is the mission of the center's recently created behavioral toxicology core.
Daniel Weber, an assistant scientist at the MFBSC, says the foundation for the behavioral toxicology core was laid about 15 years ago.
Use of behavioral toxicology methods led to a collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the U.