Credits: 3

Terms Offered: Fall, even years

Instructor: Sakiko Okumoto

Prerequisites: Graduate standing; Two semesters each of biology and chemistry.

Description:

Worldwide impact of biotechnology applied to plants, animals, and microorganisms. Concepts, scientific and ethical issues, and public concerns related to genetic engineering. Safety and release of genetically engineered organisms; bioremediation; cloning, transgenic plants, animals, and microbes. Online course.