Genomics, Ethics and Society Back
This course consists of 8 units. Units 1-7 each last approximately 2 weeks.
The first Unit (1) provides an introduction to genomic science, ethics, and policy.
Units 2 through 7 deal with specific ethical issues raised by genomics in the context of:
- Synthetic biology and microorganisms,
- genetics and crops,
- genetic modification of domestic animals,
- genetics and conservation,
- human genetic therapies and human enhancement, and
- privacy and genetic information.
Units 2-7 are organized into a consistent unit structure:
- Navigation and essential question;
- Selected Issues In Depth;
- Case Analysis;
- Additional Resources;
- Unit Evaluation Survey
Unit 8 contains the final case study. This is the concluding piece of assessment for the course.
This course is available for anyone to use, both in whole and in part, under a Creative Commons license.
This course received funding from the National Science Foundation Award Number:1237881
Project Title:Collaborative Research: Genomics & Society - Exploring ethics, impacts and consequences of technological advances.
Short courses (CPD) - Part time
- Start date:
- Any time
- 2 Weeks
- Teaching method:
- Distance Learning
- Standard applicant fee:
- EUR 0.00