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Course Description

BIO 033
Genetics: Human Aspects
Fall

Our lives are surrounded by genetics: on TV, on the internet, and discussed among our families. We regularly talk, and sometimes vote, about stem cells, the use of DNA in court and the production of recombinant proteins, such as insulin and growth hormones. This class will discuss many of these concepts and increase understanding of the science behind genetic disease; the implications of recombinant DNA genetic engineering; the accessibility of the human genome; and the social, legal, and ethical implications raised by the emerging technologies.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Helen Walter

Note(s):
Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Natural Sciences, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, Scientific Inquiry

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Last Updated: 6/23/17