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Revision as of 13:41, 28 November 2016

NSC 110H Fall 2016
Unique #47384
Monday 4–5 PM
PAI 5.42
Professor: Barrick

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Course Outline

# Date Topic
Intro Aug 29 Recombinant DNA Technology
Sept 5 Labor Day: No Class
1 Sept 12 Dual-Use Research
Sept 19 Class Cancelled
2 Sept 26 Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Biology versus Bioterrorism
3 Oct 3 Lab-Made versus GM Food
4 Oct 10 Probiotics versus Microbiome Engineering
5 Oct 17 Biofuels versus Fossil Fuels
6 Oct 24 Personalized Medicine: Precision versus Privacy
7 Oct 31 Cloning versus Stem Cell Therapies
8 Nov 7 Gene Therapy versus Human Genome Editing
9 Nov 14 Wolbachia versus Gene Drives for Mosquito Control
10 Nov 21 Seed Banks versus De-extinction
11 Nov 28 Chemical Synthesis of Life
12 Dec 5 Cyborgs versus Microbe Machines

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Previous version of this course: NSC110H Biotechnology and Society - Dean's Scholars Seminar (Fall 2013)