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Biotoxicity of Hookah Tobacco Smoke


Pairs of students will investigate whether altering hookah configurations changes the resulting smoke's affect on cultured lung cells, as measured by biochemical analysis of cellular viability metrics. The group investigation will include significant experimental design and bench research as well as oral presentations to different audiences, preparing and presenting a scientific poster, and writing a research article. 


Successful completion of CHE 115, BIO 111/113, and at least one BIO 200+ course are required.

Instructor permission is required to register for the course.

Restricted to juniors and seniors