Official course descriptions can be found in the academic calendar through the registrar’s office.
Courses taught by Dr. Toxopeus
Biol 111 – Introductory Cell Biology
An introduction to cells, their structure and function, and the techniques used to study them. Provides a basic introduction to cells as the building blocks of all life. Required for all students continuing in biology. Three credits and lab.
Biol 201 – Animal Biology
An introduction to major groups of animals, emphasizing the structure, physiology and way of life of certain species. Prerequisites: an average of 55 in BIOL 111, 112 for biology majors, advanced majors or honours students. Three credits and lab.
Biol 381 – Biological Research Experience (Selected Topics, 2022-2023)
An introduction to the fundamentals of biological research and ways of knowing about life, including two-eyed seeing. Students participate in interactive lectures and experiential learning activities in the laboratory and by field trips, conduct a semester-long group research project, and present their findings in written and oral forms. Prerequisites: BIOL 111 and 112, and permission of the instructor. Three credits and lab.
Biol 395 – Cell Biology
An introduction to the eukaryotic cell, including relationships between biochemical mechanisms and organelle functions, and techniques used to study cell function. Prerequisites: BIOL 201, 204; CHEM 221 & 222 (220) or CHEM 255. Three credits and lab.
Undergraduate students at St. FX can get course credit for research! See our Opportunities page for more information on how you can do this in the Toxopeus lab.