Angelman Syndrome This was my final project I created on Angelman Syndrome. Click on the link to access the powerpoint.
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome I made a presentation about a genetic disorder that my family and I have. Click the link to access it.
GMOs are genetically modified organisms that have had their genetic material altered using genetic engineering techniques. This is use for altering the DNA of certain foods, such as rice, tomatoes, mangos, and many others. There are many controversies on whether or not GMOs are good or bad. Why should we care about them? It all … Continue reading Genetically Modified Organisms Blog
This case study is about a pregnant wife who participated in what seems like a harmless medical genetic study, but turned into a bigger problem. She had her blood taken believing that she wasn’t a carrier for cystic fibrosis, but the result ended up with her being a carrier of the gene. She had her … Continue reading Sometimes it’s all in the Genes
This case study is about a mother who had her children diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. She had talked to a doctor and they had put the children in a medical study to try to find a cure for this disease. There were a series of phases and the children had gotten through phase 1 without … Continue reading Can a Genetic Disease be Cured? A Mother’s dilemma
We read a case study about a debate over genetically modified rice called Golden Rice. This rice was made to produce vitamin A because they are trying to find a food source that could provide nutrient for developing countries. This activity was where we could take sides on whether or not golden rice would be … Continue reading Golden Rice: An intimate debate case
This case study is about genetically modified foods. Although there is a disclaimer about how parts of this are fiction but are just used as examples. This study has an article about how genetically modified corn is causing deaths because of allergic reactions. Then there is a letter about how the genetics that were modified … Continue reading Do you really know what you are eating?
In this case study, there was a family who debated about whether or not genetically altered foods were safe. The mother and eldest daughter were on the not-safe side while the youngest daughter and the uncle were on the safe side. The uncle provided facts and details as to how GMOs help with the environment … Continue reading Torn at the Genes: Ones family’s debate over genetically altered plants