Five College Consortium

MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Biology
Course Number: 
101
Institution: 
Smith College
A course dealing with current topics in biology that are important in understanding important issues in today’s modern world. Many of these issues present important choices that must be made by individuals and by governments. Topics include cloning of plants and animals, human cloning, stem cell research, genetically modified organisms, bioterrorism, emerging infectious diseases such as Ebola, Zika and West Nile, gene therapy, DNA diagnostics and forensics, genome projects, human origins, human diversity, species extinction and de-extinction and others. The course includes outside readings and in-class discussions. 
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
30357-S18

Course Sections

MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Steven Williams swilliam@smith.edu TTh 10:30-11:50 FORD 240