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Human Genetics and Genomics: A Practical Guide

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Human Genetics and Genomics: A Practical Guide

Bahar Taneri, Esra Asilmaz, T¿rem Delikurt, Pembe Savas, Seniye Targen, Yagmur Esemen

ISBN: 978-3-527-33748-4 February 2020 128 Pages

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Finally meeting the need for a laboratory manual on human genetics, this practical guide is the perfect companion title to all major standard textbooks on the subject. The authors all have a high-level research background and are actively involved in teaching and counseling.
Based on a standard curriculum in human genetics, each chapter equals one practical unit of the course and topics range from basics in human inheritance to genetics in major disease clusters and from bioinformatics and personalized medicine to genetic counseling.
I. Scientific Method

II. Writing Laboratory Reports

III. Genetic Terminology

IV. Laboratory Sessions

Each practical makes use of custom-designed web exercises and interactive sessions supplemented on the accompanying website for the book.

Practical 1: Exploring Online Genetics Sources

Practical 2: Observation of Human Inheritance

Practical 3: Reading and Understanding Human Pedigrees

Practical 4: Pedigree Construction Using Software

Practical 5: Cytogenetics

Practical 6: Exploring DNA Sequences -
Sequence Analysis

Practical 7: Personalized Medicine and Healthcare -
Pharmacogenetics and
Nutrigenetics

Practical 8: Exploring Common Complex Diseases

Practical 9: Cancer Genetics

Practical 10: Neurogenetics and Behavioral Genetics

Practical 11: Introduction to Genetic Counseling

Practical 12: Simulated Genetic Counseling Sessions

V. LIST OF FIGURES

VI. LIST OF TABLES

VII. APPENDICES

VIII. INDEX