Conceptual and Philosophical Challenges Facing Human Genetic Researchers in the 21st Century
Spring term 1 credit
Topics will include the history of human genetic research and the contemporary conceptual, theoretical and empirical challenges in researching how genome variation influences measures of health, interacts with the epigenome in resolving the nature-nurture controversy, determines in utero and early childhood effects that influence adult health and interactions with the microbiome that define what it is to be human.
Instructor: Sing (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Schedule: TUE & THU 4pm-5pm
Location: 4151 USB
Prerequisite: Introductory Genetics 305