Dr. George Church
This course will focus on understanding aspects of modern technology displaying exponential growth curves and the impact on global quality of life through a weekly updated class project integrating knowledge and providing practical tools for political and business decision-making concerning new aspects of bioengineering, personalized medicine, genetically modified organisms, and stem cells. Interplays of economic, ethical, ecological, and biophysical modeling will be explored through multi-disciplinary teams of students, and individual brief reports.
Church, George, Jeremy Zucker, Shawn Douglas, and Alexander Wait. HST.510 Genomics, Computing, Economics, and Society, Fall 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/health-sciences-and-technology/hst-510-genomics-computing-economics-and-society-fall-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA