Explores the genetic engineering of microorganisms, fungi, plants, animals, coral reefs, and humans from the many demonstrated and anticipated benefits to the various concerns that have been raised by the explosive growth of research in this area. The course will be largely student-driven, in that each student will pursue different areas to research and present to the class. Students are encouraged to pursue a topic about which an interest and/or passion can be developed! Previously offered as a special topics course. Same as EBIO 5370.