Content (Syllabus outline)

Ethical, legal and social questions of implementation of molecular biology in microbal, plant and animal biotechnology.  Assurance of privacy and confidentiality.

Authorship, plagiarism and falsification of scientific data and patents. Work with animals, plants, and humans.  Patenting molecules, appliances and organisms. Human studies. Contradictory studies. Disputability of intervention in genome of somatic or stem cells. Regulative and ethical principles. Risks and benefits. Shaping of farmaceutical studies, reports, stem cells, cloning of animals, genetic ingeneering and councelling, ethics in agriculture and environment, biological warfare. Education and enlightenment of the public and its attitude to the environment.


Requirements for enrolment:

Inscription to adequate academic year


Terms of Prerequisites:

Written paper