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BIOL 5440 Synthetic Biology (Fall: 2 )

Course Description

This course strives to answer the following questions: how are concepts from engineering applied to biological systems, what tools are available for engineering biological systems, how has synthetic biology advanced over the last 15 years, what useful advances has synthetic biology produced, and what are the ethical concerns raised by synthetic biology. This course primarily involves reading, analysis, and discussion of primary literature.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17