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CRISPR Gene Editing Teach-Out (Coursera)

Sep 26th 2022
CRISPR Gene Editing Teach-Out (Coursera)
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CRISPR is a genetic engineering technique, but just one of many. Genetic engineering dates back to the 1970s, and has had far-reaching benefits for medicine, biomedical research, agriculture, and industrial applications. Among types of genetic engineering techniques, CRISPR is important because it is highly precise, cost effective, and very [...]

The Science of Stem Cells (Coursera)

What promise do stem cells hold for the treatment of medical conditions? In this five-part online course you will explore the history and basic biology of stem cells, learn about new research techniques, and find out how stem cells could lead to cures for diseases and to individualized medicine.

Engineering Life: Synbio, Bioethics & Public Policy (Coursera)

Synbio is a diverse field with diverse applications, and the different contexts (e.g., gain-of-function research, biofuels) raise different ethical and governance challenges. The objective of this course is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of ethical and policy/governance issues that arise in the design, conduct and application of synthetic [...]

Bioethics: The Law, Medicine, and Ethics of Reproductive Technologies and Genetics (edX)

An introduction to the study of bioethics and the application of legal and ethical reasoning. Bioethics provides an overview of the legal, medical, and ethical questions around reproduction and human genetics and how to apply legal reasoning to these questions.

Ethics in Life Sciences and Healthcare: Exploring Bioethics through Manga (edX)

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Ethics in Life Sciences and Healthcare: Exploring Bioethics through Manga (edX)
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Learn about the ethical decisions surrounding critical health and life science issues through Manga. Is it okay to take pills to help you ace exams? Should you be able to choose the sex of your child? Is abortion murder? These controversial questions will be explored through Manga in this [...]

Next Generation Biosecurity: Responding to 21st Century Biorisks (FutureLearn)

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Next Generation Biosecurity: Responding to 21st Century Biorisks (FutureLearn)
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Learn about biosecurity, biosafety and bioethics, and why they're vital - inside and outside of the lab. Explore biosecurity and learn how to respond to biological threats. Today’s world is facing more biological threats than ever, from mutations to antibiotic resistance to new diseases and increased access to engineered [...]

Ethics in Life Sciences and Healthcare: Exploring Bioethics through Manga - Part 2 (edX)

Learn about the ethical decisions surrounding critical health and life science issues vital to your life through Manga. Is it permissible to create human clones? Would you really want to live forever? Is brain death the death of a human being? These controversial questions will be explored through stories [...]

Introduction to Bioethics (edX)

Introduction to Bioethics explores some of the most difficult - and fascinating - moral challenges we face in health, medicine, and emerging technologies. Should we clone humans? Who owns our DNA? How much control should we have over how and when we die? When does medical treatment turn into [...]

Bioethics (Canvas.net)

This self-paced course is designed to show that ethical theories can help provide frameworks for moral judgment and decision-making in the wake of recent scientific, technological, and social developments which have resulted in rapid changes in the biological sciences and in health care.