Unit 1 - Introductory Materials: Genetics, Ethics, & Policy

Description

This is the first unit in an extensive Course on Genomics, Ethics and, Society. This first unit (1) provides an introduction to genomic science, ethics, and policy.

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This is the first unit in an extensive Course on Genomics, Ethics and, Society.   It was created by Clare Palmer, Penny Riggs, T.J.Kasperbauer, Jeremy Johnson at Texas A&M University, College Station and Lauren Cifuentes, Seung Won Park and Jaime McQueen at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

This first unit (1) provides an introduction to genomic science, ethics, and policy. Units 1-7 each last approximately 2 weeks, and Unit 8 contains the final case study. 

This course is available for anyone to use, both in whole and in part, under a Creative Commons license.

Course Syllabus

Notes for Instructors

Grading Rubric

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Genomics, Ethics, and Society for Students
  2. Unit Navigation and Essential Questions
  3. Selected Issues in Depth - Genetics, Ethics & Policy
  4. Introduction to Case Studies in This Course
  5. Practice Case Study: Assisted Migration of Rust-Resistant Whitebark Pine
  6. Sample Case Analysis
  7. Sample Case Response
  8. Additional Resources

This course received funding from the National Science Foundation  Award Number:1237881
Project Title: Collaborative Research: Genomics & Society - Exploring ethics, impacts and consequences of technological advances.