Issues in Science: Genetics & Embryology
Modern bioethics encompasses numerous new scientific and medical techniques, and requires an understanding of the scientific basics in order to frame knowledgeable bioethical questions and answers. This course will survey basic bioscience with particular emphasis on new genetic and embryological techniques, including stem cells, cloning, genetic engineering, and other new biotechnologies. The science as well as the ethical questions raised by new biotechnologies will be discussed.
Course Texts for Fall 2017
Class handouts. No books to purchase.