Syllabus &
Course information
Creating a Website

GM Methods
(student webpages)

Final Paper

Web project information page
Student Discussion Papers: Papers will be chosen during the semester

1 Lead by M. Chase and M. Siegenthaler

2 Lead by G. Watson and L. Estes 3 Lead by L. Halpin and T. Maloney

Braunholtz, J.T. (1981) Crop Protection: The Role of the Chemical Industry in an Uncertain Future. Phil. Trans of the R. Soc of London: Bio. Sci 295: 19-33.

Reece, C.H. (1985) The role of the chemical industry in improving the effectiveness of agriculture.Phil. Trans of the R. Soc of London: Bio. Sci 310: 201-213.

Tabashnik, B.E., Patin, A.L., Dennehy, T.J., Liu-Yong, B., Carriere, Y., Sims, M.A., Antilla, L. (2000). Frequency of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis in field populations of pink bollworm. PNAS 97: 12980-12984.

Pan African News Agency.  “Subsistence Farming Depletes Malawi’s Forests.” 
Manoah Esipisu.  “Starving Africa should accept GMO food, US says.”  29 July 2002.

4 Lead by D. Shelburne and P. Toran
5 Lead by P. Lowry and L. Powell
6 Lead by M. Estes and A. Johnston

Langridge, W. (2000) Edible Vaccines. Scientific American

Giddings, G. et al. (2000) Transgenic plants as factories for biopharmaceuticals. Nature Biotechnology 18: 1151-1155.

Much Ado About Nothing.New Scientist May 2002

Fingrut, O. and Flescher, E. (2002) Plant stress hormones suppress the proliferation and inuce apoptosis in human cancer cells. Leukemia 16: 608-616.

Student Webprojects and Final Papers-- Final Papers are found as links from the project homepages.
Herbicide and Pesticide Resistance
Graham Watson and Lane Estes

Genetic Modifications for
Medicinal Purposes:

David Shelburne and Paul Toran

Plant Stress
Meghan Estes and Amy Johnston
Herbicides: Usage, Design and Development
Mike Chase and Monica Siegenthaler
'Feeding the world'
Lauran Halpin and Tara Maloney


Previous seminar topics and projects
Briefest guide to Powerpoint

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