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A Student-Led Hearing on the Use of HeLa Cells in Research
20 Oct 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Jocelyn Stearns1, Kevin J. O'Donovan1, Melissa Eslinger*1
United States Military Academy
In this role-playing case study, students will learn about the HeLa cell line and its origins while examining multiple perspectives surrounding the cell line and its uses. The goal of this case...
Bad Science: Exploring the unethical research behind a putative memory supplement
28 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Abigail G. Schindler1, Rebecca M Price1
University of Washington
As members of society, students must be able to evaluate scientific claims across a wide variety of media to make sound decisions about health and wellness. However, students - and most members of...
Understanding COVID-19 Biology to Design a Vaccine - Ethics supplement
08 Jul 2020 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Keith A. Johnson
Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The adaptation to Understanding COVID-19 Biology to Design a Vaccine entails two ethics supplements. The first supplement addresses the use of off-label drugs in the pandemic (or other situation)....
Genes and Civil Liberties
04 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Philip L. Bereano
University of Washington, Seattle
This lesson focuses on examining civil liberties issues as they relate to genetic research. Students can choose to represent an organization, real or fictional, that will report to a task force on...
For Sale: Iceland's Genetic History
03 Jan 2019 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Oksana Hlodan
Lesson on Iceland's genetic history, published in AIBS