Promises of New Biotechnologies

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In today's world, the creation of genetically engineered plants, the cloning of animals,
and the introduction of new reproductive technologies are being promoted as keys to a bright future.
"Promises of New Biotechnologies" serves as a comprehensive and well-referenced introduction to important technologies with worldwide consequences. The book presents a wide range of opinions in the current debate about ...
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Overview

In today's world, the creation of genetically engineered plants, the cloning of animals,
and the introduction of new reproductive technologies are being promoted as keys to a bright future.
"Promises of New Biotechnologies" serves as a comprehensive and well-referenced introduction to important technologies with worldwide consequences. The book presents a wide range of opinions in the current debate about genetically modified food sources
(crops and animals), and humans. The author has extensive experience and broad knowledge in these topics. This book provides excellent information and discusses ethical issues in the context of new biotechnologies.
The purpose of the book is to help non-scientists to understand the developments in genetic engineering and in reproductive technology.
It is a well-written, easy-to-read, major resource for an international perspective on the issues surrounding biotechnology and genetic engineering.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615548289
  • Publisher: Scivias
  • Publication date: 9/28/2011
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Edith E. M. Breburda, D.V.M., Ph.D. was born 1964 in Munich, Germany. From 1983-1995 she studied medicine, veterinary medicine, and did some undergraduate studies in agricultural-sciences and psychology at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, the Free University of Berlin and Justus Liebig University of Giessen.
She received her DVM from Justus Liebig University of Giessen in 1995. 1996, she successfully completed a top graded Ph.D. at Philipps University of Marburg, Medical School with a therapeutic changing study in limb lengthening and cartilage healing.
Dr. Breburda is internationally recognized as outstanding scientist with exceptional research contributions in the area of biomedical research. Her training and research skills are unique. Her superb contributions are vital and have benchmarking impact on the US biomedical research efforts. She has over 15 years experience of academic teaching and basic science research at internationally renowned universities in Germany and at the University of Wisconsin/Madison. She has been recognized in peer-reviews journals for her outstanding skills and unique contributions to biomedical research. She has published in high-ranking journals, two children books and one book about biotechnology in German.
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