Understanding the Human Genome Project

Series
Benjamin Cummin
Author
Michael A. Palladino  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
2
Language
English
Total pages
48
Pub.-date
October 2005
ISBN13
9780805348774
ISBN
0805348778
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Description

Completion of the Human Genome Project is just the tip of the iceberg in our understanding of human genetics. How can information gathered during the Human Genome Project be used? This brief booklet explains in accessible language what students need to understand about the Human Genome Project, including the background, findings, and social and ethical implications. The author, Michael Palladino, also includes relevant Web resources and exercises for students.