HMB201H1: Introduction to Fundamental Genetics and its Applications

Hours: 
24L/12T

The course provides a comprehensive introduction to a variety of therapeutic approaches including gene therapy, CRISPR-based gene editing, epigenetic manipulations & regenerative medicine. This course consists of three parts: tools and techniques of gene & genome manipulations; medical, environmental and agricultural biotechnology applications; and ethical, legal and social aspects of modern biotechnology as it pertains to human health and wellbeing.

Prerequisite: 
Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)