Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Sci 359U Biopolitics

Designed to introduce the ethical, social, and political implications of knowledge and technologies attending advances in reproductive medicine and molecular genetics, including: in vitro fertilization, fetal surgery, and somatic cell gene therapy. Particular attention is paid to the manner in which such advances are likely to affect women's lives. Recommended prerequisite: Natural Science Inquiry.


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