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BIOETHICS

CODE 80803
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 2 credits during the 2nd year of 8756 Biotechnology (L-2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/43
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Biotechnology)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will provide an in-depth general issues of bioethics in which the research actors and health must daily confront with particular regard to the implications that progress can entail for humans. The researcher together with the whole community is called into question the assumption of responsibility for their work.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

192 / 5000

Risultati della traduzione

The course aims to provide the cognitive, methodological and behavioral tools to identify and critically face with the bioethical issues of scientific research.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons. The module includes seminar sessions, complemented with small group activities in the classroom, film views and text readings.

In the event of a health emergency, the lessons will be carried out remotely using the Office365-Teams platform in synchronous or asynchronous mode.

Please refer to the specific AulaWeb application for teaching for any updates due to changes in the health and epidemiological situation.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

• The relationships between Science and Ethics; Introduction to Bioethics. 
• The principles: non-maleficiality, beneficence, autonomy and justice.
• Autonomy - choice - protection of fragility
• Medical biotechnologies: ethical, bioethical and bio-law issues
• The subjects of rights: the embryo? 
• Ethics and Genetics
• Animal ethics and environmental ethics
• Human experimentation and animal experimentation
• The new frontiers of research

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROSAGEMMA CILIBERTI (President)

FRANCESCO D'AGOSTINI (President)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons. The module includes seminar sessions, complemented with small group activities in the classroom, film views and text readings.

In the event of a health emergency, the lessons will be carried out remotely using the Office365-Teams platform in synchronous or asynchronous mode.

Please refer to the specific AulaWeb application for teaching for any updates due to changes in the health and epidemiological situation.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral test.

Please refer to the specific AulaWeb application for teaching for any updates due to changes in the health and epidemiological situation.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral test.

Please refer to the specific AulaWeb application for teaching for any updates due to changes in the health and epidemiological situation.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
18/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Esame scritto. Sede d'esame: Aula A - DISSAL (Via Pastore,1)
17/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Esame scritto. Sede d'esame: Aula A - DISSAL (Via Pastore,1)
20/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Esame scritto. Sede d'esame: Aula A - DISSAL (Via Pastore,1)
06/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Esame scritto. Sede d'esame: Aula A - DISSAL (Via Pastore,1)
21/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Esame scritto. Sede d'esame: Aula A - DISSAL (Via Pastore,1)
13/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Esame scritto. Sede d'esame: Aula A - DISSAL (Via Pastore,1)
28/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Esame scritto. Sede d'esame: Aula A - DISSAL (Via Pastore,1)