- DNA contains all the genetic information for any living organism.
- Proteins control a wide variety of cellular processes.
- Genetic research and biotechnology have social, legal, and ethical implications.
By the end of this course, students will:
D1. analyze some of the social, ethical, and legal issues associated with genetic research and biotechnology
D2. investigate, through laboratory activities, the structures of cell components and their roles in processes that occur within the cell;
D3. demonstrate an understanding of concepts related to molecular genetics, and how genetic modification is applied in industry and agriculture.