May 22, 2024  
ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 109 - Genes and Our Genetic Future

4.00 credit hours
Exploration of genetics and its medical, social and ethical implications. The science behind advances in genetic technology such as screening for genetic diseases, DNA fingerprinting, stem-cell therapy, genetically modified organisms and gene therapy is discussed in the context of the increasing importance of these technologies in modern society. Includes integrated laboratory experience.

Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Sciences.
iCon(s): Engaging Civic Life, Innovating the World.

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