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BIOL 8040 Synthetic Biology (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will examine current topics in synthetic biology, including design and construction of novel biological systems and components ranging from chemical biology and the design of novel macromolecules to metabolic engineering and synthetic life. The practical applications of synthetic biology, challenges ahead for the field, and the ethics and risks associated with engineering life will also be discussed.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Michelle Meyer

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17