FERTILITY, REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY B
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Credit points: 15
In this subject students will explore the biological bases of fertility and factors which contribute to infertility. Students will focus on interventions for the prevention of infertility and the implications of these interventions for both the individual and society. Students will discuss psychosocial, legal and ethical factors associated with modern reproductive technology. Students will explore recent developments in the human genome project, and in cloning, both reproductive and therapeutic, and will discuss possible applications of these to reproductive and other technology.
SchoolSchool of Life Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorElizabeth Brown
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites HBS1HBF or HBS1HRB or HBS2HPA or HBS2HPB or BIO1OF or HBS1HBA or HBS1HBB
Incompatible subjects HBS3FSA
Special conditions This subject is taught in the winter vacation in block mode.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Obstetrics, gynaecology and women's health||Recommended||O'Connor, V and Kovacs, G 2003||CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS|
|Readings||Sexual health: an Australian perspective||Recommended||Temple-Smith, M and Gifford, S (eds) 2005||IP COMMUNICATIONS|
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