Genetics after DNA

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Genetics after DNA


Genetic engineering: 1973, Herbert Boyer
and Stan Cohen first transferred genes
from one species to another


Opening the door for genetically
engineered drugs and genetically modified
organisms, including food.


1970s: Golden age of genetically
engineering, producing a revolution in
pharmaceutical industry and agriculture.

Ethical Issues


Are we playing God?


1970s: Scientists’ self
-
imposed moratorium on genetic
engineering


Biological warfare: Genetically engineered biological
agents


1980: Supreme Court allowed genetically modified plant
to be patented


1990s: The Human Genome Project


2000s: Debate over human cloning and therapeutic
human embryonic stem cell research


2005: Korean scientists simplified human stem cell
research