The course covers basic concepts of genetics and bioengineering and their connection with the spectrum of human
activity. It serves as an introduction to the fundamental science and engineering on which genetics and bioengineering are
based upon. Various topics within the realms of genetics and bioengineering are covered, and it is designed for students
who are in their first year of genetics and bioengineering studies. Upon completion of the course, students will be familiar
with the general history of the field of biotechnology, including a basic knowledge of the important researchers within the
field and their major contributions and discoveries. They will also be familiar with the basics of classical genetics and
will understand the role of DNA in inheritance. The course is taken concurrently with a laboratory course.