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HSC4215 Genetics: Living with Our Genes

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How should the first generation to have the knowledge and power to modify genes apply this information?  The course examines the promises of genetic engineering to provide better crops, prevent incurable diseases, and perhaps even extend life.  The course looks at basic genetics, cloning, and foresnic science.  The prospects of molecular biology are evaluated in the context of ethical judgments.  Hybrid format.

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