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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 428 - Issues in Plant Genetic Engineering

Genetic engineering is an advanced genetic tool that can be impactful in society.  The development of genetic engineering is currently a topic of great interest to many and is relevant in other many aspects of our lives: from agriculture systems to food security, and from medicine to ecological restoration. By examining the cell, molecular and genetic underpinnings of biotechnology such as recombinant DNA, transformation and DNA editing, this course will provide the scientific basis to understand critical biotechnological advances.  Additionally, the history,

General Education Requirements: Capstone Experience, Ethics, Writing Intensive

Prerequisites: BIO 350 or BMB 400 or instructor permission

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3