RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY

CULANTH 261D

Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus on relevant applications in science, medicine, and society; develop skills required for scientific, sociopolitical, cultural, psychosocial, and ethical evaluation of issues. Topics include: introduction to population genetics/genetic variation; concepts and definitions of race; overview of bioethics; social and political history of race; genomics and health disparities; race, ancestry, and medical practice; genealogy, genetic ancestry, and identity; public perceptions of race and genetics/genomics. Instructor: Royal

Day / Time: 

W 11:45 AM-01:00 PM

Location: 

West Duke 202

Instructor: 

Royal, Charmaine

Section: 

01D