Genetic Engineering: Nadia Ayoub May 8, Noon (EDT)

Humans have manipulated genes for thousands of years to make better crops and domesticate animals. But in the last century, the ability to transfer genes from one organism to another--genetic engineering--has dramatically changed our understanding of biology and our lives. Nadia Ayoub, assistant professor of biology, will explain the nuts and bolts of genetic engineering, give a small sampling of its applications, and note the ethical considerations that they raise.

 

Nadia Ayoub: "Genetic Engineering"