Discussion Topic 1 A penicillin resistant bacteria has been grown on nutrient agar media. If you were able to isolate bacterial plasmid from the cell, what happens to the bacteria when;
– grown on nutrient agar media?
– grown on penicillin containing media?
– Give an example of the use of plasmid DNA in research Discussion Topic 2 With advancement in DNA technology, Genetically Modified Organisms has been a breakthrough in science. Discuss benefits vs risks of GMOs.
Discussion Topic 3 Watch: Jack Horner: Building a dinosaur from a chicken
After watching the video, discuss how can a species genes interact with the environment, and how can environmental factors lead to species evolution?