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GENETICS, HEALTH AND SOCIETY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectHealth Sciences
Number & Suffix: 101
Full UC Title: GENETICS, HEALTH AND SOCIETY 
Transcript Title: GENETICS/HEALTH&SOC 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The Human Genome Project has defined the blueprint of human life. This has enabled not only greater clarity and understanding of the science of genetics but also an awakening of the personal meaning of heredity, with ethical, spiritual, and cultural dimensions. Because each human being has a unique genome which can potentially be identified, it is not hard to imagine the delicate web of dilemmas that will arise from consideration of the human genome as a utility. For example, predictive testing for a late onset condition entails a complex set of problems, including a person’s right to know or not to know facts that cannot be "unknown," ownership of the genes, and difficult insurance and privacy concerns. Genomics is not contained within the boundaries of science, but crosses into many other disciplines and fields, including medicine, psychology, sociology, ethics, law, religion, spirituality, and society. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: GENETICS, HEALTH, AND SOCIETY 
Partner University Department: Population and Public Health 
Partner University Course Number: POPH20001