Applications of recombinant DNA in medicine and in agriculture. Topics include diagnosis of genetic diseases, gene therapy, drugs for AIDS and cancer, DNA fingerprinting, cloning of mammals, phytoremediation, crop improvement, and pharmaceutical protein production in transgenic plants and animals. Social and environmental impacts of biotechnology. Instructor: Sun
Prerequisites: Biology 201L. Recommended: Biology 220 or lab experience or consent of instructor.
Bio Sci 113