Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Biochemistry 4320F/G


Introduction to synthetic biology and to philosophical questions relating to it. These include: is synthetic biology revolutionary? Can it help us gain a better understanding of life? What are the ethical dimensions of creating genetic novelty in various contexts?

Antirequisite(s): Philosophy 4320F/G

Prerequisite(s): Biochemistry 3382A or registration in Year 4 of the Honours Specialization in Genetics. Some background in bioethics and/or philosophy of science is recommended

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours. Cross-listed with Philosophy 4320F/G.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: BIOCHEM

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