BIO 542 Principles of Biosafety Select Term:
This course is aimed at increasing awareness of students on risk assessment and risk management strategies used in biosafety systems. Overview of biotechnological applications. Elements of biosafety systems. Concepts of substantial equivalence and the precautionary principle. International Biosafety Protocol and the regulatory framework in different countries. The methods used in GM food safety and environmental risk analysis. Socio-economical and ethical issues related to biotechnology. Risk perception and communication.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 10
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -