PLEASE ADD PEER POST
PLEASE ADD REFERENCES
this module’s material regarding vectors in biotechnology, consider the potential for nanotechnology and gene therapy.
Articles to help with the Discussion Forum Topic
Will Nanotechnology Bring New Hope for Gene Delivery? Wong, Joanna KL; Mohseni, Rashin; Amir Ali Hamidieh; MacLaren, Robert E; Nagy, Habib; et al. Trends in Biotechnology; Oxford Vol. 35, Iss. 5, (May 1, 2017): 434-451. DOI:10.1016/j.tibtech.2016.12.009
Application of nanotechnology in plant growth and crop protection: A review. Molecules, 24(14), 2558. Shang, Y., Hasan, M. K., Ahammed, G. J., Li, M., Yin, H., & Zhou, J. (2019).
Schuerle, S., & Danino, T. (2020). Bacteria take on cancer: Autonomous living microbots that seek and destroy cancer are not as futuristic as one might imagine, thanks to the fusion of robotics and synthetic biology. Scientist, 34(4), 30-39. https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=ip,shib&db=f6h&AN=142349354&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=s9076023
For your initial discussion post, research nanotechnology and its potential use in biotechnology. Explain the potential advantages and disadvantages of nanotechnology in healthcare and discuss whether you would or would not support further research.
For your reply post, expand on your peers’ ideas by sharing examples from your own experience or readings, suggesting outside resources to support the topic, and/or asking furthering questions to dig deeper into the topic.