Teaching Genetics



Genetics is a branch of biology that studies heredity and how certain characteristics or traits are passed from parents to offspring. The modern study of genetics began with the research of Gregor Mendel in the mid-1800s. His discoveries paved the way for today’s understanding of the role of genetics in human development and in the treatment of genetic disorders.

Introduction to Genetics

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Teaching Genetics

Get up to speed with current developments in genetics and find insights on teaching genetics with the help of the Web.

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Genetic Disorders

More and more, medical experts are beginning to understand genetic disorders and ... read more »

DNA Sequencing

DNA sequencing is defined as establishing all or part of a person's exact DNA ... read more »

Genetic Research

Research into the causes and potential treatments of genetic illnesses and disorders is one of the ... read more »

Genetic Testing

Genetic testing can determine whether a person carries genes for inherited ... read more »

Genetics News

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