THE BIOETHICS OF HUMAN CLONING

Students act as employees of a vector supply company to develop then "sell" the appropriate vector for a given gene therapy.

Prior Knowledge Needed

DNA structure and function; mutation; gene expression; basic cell structure and function; viral ligands bind to receptors of specific cell types; ex vivo; in vivo

Time Required

Prep Time: 30 minutes to review gene therapy scenarios and copy
Class Time: 2-4 class periods depending on student research and presentations

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Vector Selector Print-and-Go

NCRR/SEPA

Supported by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) [No. 1 R25 RR16291-01] from the National Center for Research Resources, a component of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. The contents provided here are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NCRR or NIH.