BIOD13H3 Herbology: The Science Behind Medicinal Plants

The use of plants in medicine has been documented for over 2,000 years. Their use is immersed in major ancient civilizations from around the World. This lecture/seminar/lab course will take the knowledge from indigenous medicine as a starting point and expand it with more recent advances in plant biochemistry, genetics and biotechnology.

Prerequisite: 
Enrolment Limits: 
24
Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences