Social Issues in Biology
Credits: 4.00 CREDITS (Non-Clinical Elective)
Directors: Beckwith, Jonathan
Prerequisites: Some background in Genetics.
Time: 01/24/2013- 05/02/2013- TH; 1:00- 4:00 PM
Location: Biological Laboratories Room 1075f, Harvard University Cambridge Campus
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Readings, discussion of social/ethical aspects of biology: history, philosophy of science; evolution vs. creationism; genetics and race; women and science; genetic testing; stem cell research; science journalism; genetics and the law; scientists and social responsibility.
Offered jointly with GSAS as MBio 213.