Week 15 Homework #1 (last one forever!)

  • Due Dec 10, 2012 at 10pm
  • Points 10
  • Questions 5
  • Available Dec 8, 2012 at 8am - Dec 10, 2012 at 10pm 3 days
  • Time Limit None


This week's "mini-topic" will be on the burgeoning science of genomics. We'll start off by talking about the Human Genome Project (HGP), an international scientific effort to sequence all of the genes in the human genome.

Begin by reading over this Fact Sheet from the Centre for Genetics Education in Australia. It will both introduce you to the HGP and tie it in with many of the topics we've covered this semester, such as genetic testing and diagnosis, forensics, cytogenetics, and the structure and function of DNA.

Then, answer the five short questions below:

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