Bioethics: the underlined works (Leh 300)

As noted on the syllabus, some of the readings are available online. You can find them either through the links listed under ‘Bioethics sites & docs‘ or directly, below:

Department of Energy Human Genome Project Information: The science behind the Human Genome Project

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI): Deoxyribonucleic acid; Chromosomes; A brief guide to genomics; A brief history of the human genome project; Genetic mapping

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines on Human Stem Cell Research

NIH Stem Cell Basics

National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC), Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research, Executive Summary; Vol I: Report and Recommendations; Vol III: Religious Perspectives

President’s Council on Bioethics, Monitoring Stem Cell Research (also available in html here)

President’s Council on Bioethics, Reproduction & Responsibility (also available in html here)

And HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: The special issue of Science, on stem cells, 26 June 2009
Vol 324, Issue 5935. You can access the journal through the library system.


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I teach political science and bioethics as an adjunct at a CUNY school.
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