GENETICS, GENOMICS, & SOCIETY

BIOLOGY 156K

Introduction to the foundation of genomic sciences with an emphasis on recent advances and their social, ethical, and policy implications. Foundational topics including DNA, proteins, genome organization, gene expression, and genetic variation will be interwoven with contemporary issues emanating from the genome revolution such as pharmacogenetics, genetic discrimination, genomics of race, genetics of aging, genetically modified crops, and genomic testing. Genomic sciences and policy science applied to present and future societal, and particularly ethical, concerns related to genomics. Taught at Duke Kunshan University. Instructor: Hill

Location: 
DKUA 3107
Instructor: 
Hill, Alison