2 edition of Introduction to a biological systems science found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.Cover title.Prepared under contract no. NASw-1815, by General Technical Services, inc., for U.S. Army Research Office and National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
|Statement||[National Aeronautics and Space Administration; for sale by the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va.]|
|Publishers||[National Aeronautics and Space Administration; for sale by the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va.]|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 67 p. :|
|Number of Pages||66|
|3||NASA contractor report ;|
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Credit Hour: 3-5 Prerequisites: and high school chemistry. Comparative study of animal ethology. Current topics include gene editing and gene drive, prenatal testing and genetic counseling, hemoglobin genes and gene therapy, COVID-19 and inequality, racial disparities in medicine, gender issues in STEM fields, sports federations and the intersex athlete, ancient DNA and human migrations, altitude adaptations.
May be repeated up to six hours total credit. This course is intended for non-science majors.
Interactive discussions explore scientific and ethical dimensions of topics ranging from probiotics and "poop transplants" to the role of microbes in asthma and obesity. Models for developmental genetic analysis and genetic determinants controlling processes utilizing the current literature will be examined. Graded on A-F basis only. May be repeated for credit for maximum of 6 hours. This course will examine how molecular technologies, combined with detailed information on cell biology and biochemistry, have been used to unravel the causes of human inherited disease.
Interactive discussions explore scientific and ethical dimensions of topics ranging from probiotics and "poop transplants" to the role of microbes in asthma and obesity. Topics include computer resources, accessing scientific literature, making slides and figures, grantsmanship, resume preparation, manuscript review, and research presentation.
Successful completion requires public presentation and leads to degree with Honors in biological sciences.
Graded on A-F basis only.