Course: BIF402- Ethical and Legal Issues in Bioinformatics
Instructor: Syed Hassan Abbas Assigned Date: 13-11-2019 Total Marks: 5
Term: FALL 2019 Assignment #1
Due Date: 25-11-2019
ethical implications of the HGP? Question # 2: (1-Marks)
Fill following blank sections –
How does the human genome stake up?
DEPARTMENT OF BIOINFORMATICS & COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY OF PAKISTAN
Question #1: (2-Marks)
What does the draft of HGP-Human Genome Project tell us? Also discuss the scientific and
Human (Homo sapiens) Mouse ( M. musculus) Mustard weed (A. thaliana) Roundwarm (C. elegans) Fruit fly ( D. melanogaster) Yeast ( S. cerevisiae) Bacterium (E. coli)
Genome Size (Bases)
Question # 3: (2-Marks)
Read the following article (The 5 Most Pressing Ethical Issues in Biotech Medicine;
Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3570985/) and write summary in your own words.
You need to solve question # 2 by hand on hard paper, scan it by using Scanner/Mobile, Paste in
Word file by using insert option.
Compose your document in MS-Word, any file created in any format will not be accepted and marked zero.
Use black and blue colors only.
To solve this assignment, you should have good command over lectures 1-20.
This is not a group assignment, it is an individual assignment so be careful and avoid
copying others’ work
Give the answer according to question only and avoid irrelevant details.
Please note that your assignment will not be graded if:
It is submitted after due date
The file you uploaded does not open
The file you uploaded is copied from someone else
It is in some format other than .doc
Cheating or copying of assignment is strictly prohibited. The cheated or copied
assignment will be marked ‘Zero’.