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BIF402 : Ethical and Legal Issues in Bioinformatics

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Course Info

Course Category

Bioinformatics

Course Level

Undergraduate

Credit Hours

2

Pre-requisites

N/A

Instructor

Dr. Nageen Hussain
PhD
University of Punjab

Course Contents

Biosafety and Bio-security issues, Health, psychological and legal issues in GMOs, Social context of computing and biology, Intellectual property, Privacy and civil liberties, Economic issues in bioinformatics, monopolies and their economic implications, effect of skilled labor supply and demand on the quality of bioinformatics products, pricing strategies in the bioinformatics domain, differences in access to bioinformatics resources and the possible effects thereof.