Recommended Readings and Online Resources


Recommended readings and additional resources for unit 5 of the Course on Genomics, Ethics and Society.


Recommended Readings

  • Greger, M. (2011). Transgenesis in animal agriculture: Addressing animal health and welfare concerns. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 24, 451-472.
  • Jackson, J. A. (2007). Extinction: The passenger pigeon, last hopes, letting go. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 119, 767-772.
  • Jørgensen, D. (2013). Reintroduction and de-extinction. BioScience, 63, 719-720.
  • Lewis, T. (2013, August 24). How to bring extinct animals back to life. NBC News. Retrieved from
  • Ng, A. (2013, September 25). Undoing extinction. Science Today. Retrieved from
  • Thomas, M. A., Roemer, G. W., Donlan,
 C. J., Dickson, B. G., Matocq, M., & Malaney, J. (2013, September 26). Gene tweaking for conservation. Nature, 501, 485-486. Retrieved from!/menu/main/topColumns/topLeftColumn/pdf/501485a.pdf
  • Redford, K. H., Adams. W., Mace, G. M. (2013). Synthetic biology and conservation of nature: Wicked problems and wicked solutions. PLoS Biology 11, e1001530. Retrieved from
  • Zimmer, C. (2013, September 25). Genetically engineering the wild. The Loom. Retrieved from

Online Resources

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