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Daniel E Strongin
B BIO 393
Bothell Campus

Special Topics in Biology

Explores special topics in biology.

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Genetically Modified: The biology of altering genomes and its impact on society: In this course we will examine what it means to modify genes and genomes in a variety of organisms from plants to humans. We will learn about the biology and biotechnology underlying genetic modification and look at uses of genetic modification and engineering including basic research, energy and food production and gene therapy. We will also consider the costs and benefits of this technology from moral, ecological and public safety perspectives. Recommended: 1 year of high school biology.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Daniel E Strongin
Date: 05/21/2013