Genetics

The Future of Genetics: New Frontiers and Ethical Considerations

Gene therapy and gene editing technologies are revolutionizing the field of genetics.

Genomics: The Study of Whole Genomes

The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international research effort to sequence and map all of the genes in the human genome.

Genetic Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Monogenetic disorders are caused by a single gene mutation, and can be inherited in several ways.

Genetic Testing: Techniques and Applications

Molecular genetic testing is a powerful tool for diagnosing and managing genetic conditions.

Gene Expression: How Genes Control Development and Function

Gene expression is the process by which genetic information is converted into proteins and other molecules that carry out specific functions in a cell.

Genetic Mutations: Causes and Consequences

Genetic mutations can be divided into two main categories: germline and somatic.

Genetic Variation: The Basis of Evolution

Genetic variation is the basis of evolution, and it can come from a variety of sources.

Mendelian Genetics: The Laws of Inheritance

Gregor Mendel is widely regarded as the father of genetics, due to his pioneering experiments on pea plants in the mid-1800s.

DNA, Genes and Chromosomes: The Building Blocks of Life

DNA is the molecule that carries genetic information in all living organisms.

Introduction to Genetics: The Basics

Genetics is the scientific study of heredity and variation in living organisms.