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Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 [Archived Catalog]

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BIOL 6550 - Ethical Issues in Biotechnology

This course reviews the principles of ethical behavior and responsible conduct of research and discusses specific areas of biotechnology research, medical research, and societal issues in the context of these principles. Representative topics include genetic engineering, stem cell research, assisted reproduction, human subjects, animal research, and nanotechnology. Active student participation is expected.


Prerequisites/Corequisites: Undergraduate registration only with permission of instructor.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: BMED 6700  and BCBP 6550 . Students may not receive additional credit for BCBP 6550 or BMED 6700.

Credit Hours: 3

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