Unit 4 - Genomics and Domesticated Animals

Description

This is the fourth unit in an extensive Course on Genomics, Ethics and, Society.  This unit (4) deals specifically with ethical issues raised by genomics in the context of  genetic modification of domestic animals. 

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This is the fourth 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 unit (4) deals specifically with ethical issues raised by genomics in the context of genetic modification of domestic animals. 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.

  1. Unit Navigation and Essential Question
  2. Background
  3. Selected Issues in Depth - Genomics and Domesticated Animals
  4. Readings
  5. Undergraduate Student Discussion- Genomics and Domesticated Animals
  6. Graduate Student Discussion- Genomics and Domesticated Animals
  7. Case Analysis and Instructions
  8. Case - AquAdvantage Salmon
  9. 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.