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==Course overview==
==Course overview==
Focuses on modern technologies with exponential growth and their impact on global quality of life through weekly updated Wiki class project (in-depth case studies on personal genomics and/or biofuels). Integrating knowledge, tools for research, and commercial decision-making concerning new aspects of bioengineering, personalized medicine, genetically modified organisms, and stem cells. Interplays of biophysical, ecological, economic, and social/ethical modeling will be explored through multi-disciplinary teams of students, and individual brief reports.
Focuses on modern technologies with exponential growth and their impact on global quality of life through weekly updated Wiki class project (in-depth case studies on personal genomics and/or biofuels). Integrating knowledge, tools for research, and commercial decision-making concerning new aspects of bioengineering, personalized medicine, genetically modified organisms, and stem cells. Interplays of biophysical, ecological, economic, and social/ethical modeling will be explored through multi-disciplinary teams of students, and individual brief reports.
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==Potential course projects==
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'''Earth 2.0'''
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*Analytic: Bioweather map. Collection and use of real-time assays to track virus outbreaks, etc.
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*Synthetic: [http://www.energy.gov/energysources/bioenergy.htm Bioenergy]. Integrated metabolic, genetic, economic, process, environmental modeling.
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'''H. sapiens 2.0'''
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*Analytic: [http://arep.med.harvard.edu/PGP/ Personal Genome Project]. What could we do with a ten (or a million) full genome (or exome) sequences?
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*Synthetic: Cell therapies – See http://www.synberc.org/testbeds.html#cancerkiller for more info
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==Logistics==
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*Meeting time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00—11:30 am
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* [http://www.college.harvard.edu/calendar.html First class] Thu 1-Feb-2007.
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*Location: [http://map.harvard.edu/level3.cfm?mapname=camb_allston&tile=F7&quadrant=D&series=W Barker Center], [http://www.fas.harvard.edu/%7Eims/Class/barker316.html Room 316] 
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*No exams
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*No prerequisites
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*Grading
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**25% Participation
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**25% Personal wiki page (weekly assignments)
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**50% Contribution to group project
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Contents

Course overview

Focuses on modern technologies with exponential growth and their impact on global quality of life through weekly updated Wiki class project (in-depth case studies on personal genomics and/or biofuels). Integrating knowledge, tools for research, and commercial decision-making concerning new aspects of bioengineering, personalized medicine, genetically modified organisms, and stem cells. Interplays of biophysical, ecological, economic, and social/ethical modeling will be explored through multi-disciplinary teams of students, and individual brief reports.

Potential course projects

Earth 2.0

  • Analytic: Bioweather map. Collection and use of real-time assays to track virus outbreaks, etc.
  • Synthetic: Bioenergy. Integrated metabolic, genetic, economic, process, environmental modeling.

H. sapiens 2.0

Logistics

  • Meeting time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00—11:30 am
  • First class Thu 1-Feb-2007.
  • Location: Barker Center, Room 316
  • No exams
  • No prerequisites
  • Grading
    • 25% Participation
    • 25% Personal wiki page (weekly assignments)
    • 50% Contribution to group project

Background Info and previous class projects

Recent changes


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