Unit 5 - Genomics and Wildlife

Description

This is the fifth unit in an extensive Course on Genomics, Ethics and, Society.  This unit (5) deals specifically with ethical issues raised by genomics in the context of genetics and conservation. 

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This is the fifth 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 (5) deals specifically with ethical issues raised by genomics in the context of genetics and conservation. 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.

Table of Contents

  1. Unit Navigation and Essential Question
  2. Background
  3. Selected Issues in Depth - Genomics and Wildlife
  4. Readings
  5. Undergraduate Student Discussion - Genomics and Wildlife
  6. Graduate Student Discussion - Genetics and Wildlife
  7. Case Analysis and Instructions
  8. Case - Passenger Pigeons
  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.