[GHS IB Biology]


Objectives for Biotechnology

Textbook Readings for Review of Biotechnology

Polymerase Chain Reaction: Technology for rapid cloning of DNA.

Restriction Enzymes: Technology for cutting DNA into pieces.

Gene Cloning

Genetically Modified Organisms: Adding genes to the DNA of organisms.

Ethics of Genetically Modified Organisms

Cloning Technology (creating cloned organisms)- Dolly the sheep

Ethical Issues of Cloning Humans

Stem Cells

Gene Therapy Treating diseases by inserting normal genes into the patients' tissues.

Gel Electrophoresis

DNA Profiling

An Example of DNA Profiling - Paternity Case: Who is the father, Superman or Batman?

Genetic Screening

Human Genome Project

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Family Planning and Contraception


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