MLAR 7190 Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of the Human Genome Project

However we answer the central ethical question of what the good life is, we assume that science and technology should serve as a means to its realization. The current promise of the Human Genome Project is the most recent expression of this idea. While introducing students to the basic science of genetics, this course will focus on some of the ethical, legal, and social concerns raised by the Human Genome Project.