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BIO 399P - Topics in Biology: Genetically Modified Organisms

Course Description: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMLO) have been a source of debate especially over the last decade as more and more of the worlds cropland is planted with genetically modified plants. Explore GMLOs from food plants to animal "pharming" where this same DNA technology is applied to animals such that they produce large amounts of human proteins, vaccines, and other substances for medical use. We will investigate various literatures for the social, economic, political, and environmental impact issues surrounding this technology.

3.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
3.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Biology and Health Science Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level BIO 102 Minimum Grade of C-