Credits: 3

Terms Offered: Fall, even years

Instructor: Sakiko Okumoto

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


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.