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Human Genetics: From Molecules to Society

Human Genetics: From Molecules to Society

Dr Simon Hettle

ISBN: 978-0-470-71020-3

Dec 2018, Wiley-Blackwell

304 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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A concise and highly accessible introduction to human genetics. Adopting a fully integrated approach that explores both classical/transmission genetics and molecular genetics this text includes relevant clinical examples and case studies to illustrate key ideas and engage student interest.

Without assuming the reader has any prior knowledge of genetics, Human Genetics provides an accessible introduction to the basic concepts within each new topic before moving on to more complex ideas and applications. Learning outcomes for each chapter together with numerous problems and  worked examples will help even the most daunted reader to gain a thorough grounding in the basics that will prepare them for more advanced topics and  appreciate the ‘big picture’; the impact  and ethical implications of advances in genetics on human society.

This text is ideal for first and second level undergraduate students in biological science disciplines including genetics, human genetics, human bioscience, biomolecular science, biochemistry, biomedical science, medicine, nursing, midwifery students and other allied health students.