Social Issues in Biology
Credits: 4.00 CREDITS (Non-Clinical Elective)
Directors: Beckwith, Jonathan Roger
Prerequisites: Some background in Genetics.
Time: 01/26/2017- 04/27/2017; TH; 1:00- 4:00 PM
Location: Room 2062 Biological Laboratories 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.