Ethics Research & Bioethics

Course Coordinator: I.K. Zarkadis

Learning objectives

General objectives of the course is to raise awareness of graduate students to:

  • the laboratory organization ethics – quality control procedures.
  • the already established rules of conduct of laboratory diagnostic and research that is under way within the Biomedical Sciences.
  • the major ethical and legal dilemmas that will face those involved in the various applications of Biomedical Sciences and particularly in laboratory diagnostic and research.

Course content

Content of the course is the analysis of bioethics and ethical concepts in biomedical research and the problems encountered in the conduct of research in the relationship between researchers, as well as modern applications in human reproduction in the diagnosis of genetic defects and diseases, organ transplants, the use of animals in biological warfare, etc.