W1130y - Genes and Development -- NEW!
Prerequisites: Either BIOL C1015 or AP biology or instructor's permission. This course covers selected topics in genetics and development, with special emphasis on issues that are relevant to contemporary society. Lectures and readings will provide students with the scientific knowledge to understand how genes regulate development, and how alterations in genes lead to abnormal development and disease. Interspersed workshops will allow students to research and discuss the ethical and societal impact of specific topics (e.g. in vitro fertilization, steroid use, and stem cell therapy).
Number of Credits: 3
Semester: spring 2008
Section Number: 001
Location: 253 Engineering Terrace
Days of the Week: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Start Time: 2:40 pm
End Time: 3:55 pm
Course Website: https://courseworks.columbia.edu/cms/outview/courseenter.cfm?no=BIOLW1130_001_2008_1
Instructor: Tulle Hazelrigg