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Feb 22, 2017 by Jonathan Higman (jhigman)
ANTH 6407 : Anthropological Genetics
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:04:35 GMT
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:53:53 GMT
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HUMP-PHD: Human Paleobiology
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Molecular approaches to understanding human evolution and diversity; current research findings and new methodologies; social and ethical issues, including commercial DNA testing and ownership of biological samples.
Students understand the evolution of the human genome from an anthropological perspective.
Students appreciate the social and ethical implications of developments in genetics and genomics.
Students design, carry out, and present an independent research project.
Students become skilled at class discussion of scientific findings and related social issues.
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Only GW graduate course in genetics that approaches the subject from the perspective of biological anthropology.
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