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Special Topics in Biology (Global Biological Risks)Course ID: BIOL 395
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionIn this course, we will focus on the present and emerging threats to global civilization- specifically those that relate to biological science. These include bioterrorism, naturally emerging viral and microbial pathogens, antimicrobial-resistant organism, genetically modified organisms (including humans), and human-driven impacts on the ecosystem. Each of these topics will be covered in detail along with the specific challenges they pose and the current solutions to each that are being developed.
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