This was a presentation I made for the Genetic Diseases class. It is an insight into the genetic disease PKU.
This is a segment of an email I sent to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren discussing GMO’s …Genetically Modified Organism is an incredibly vague term that is often used to describe crops that have had genes added or removed from them for a specific purpose. A well-known example of this is Golden Rice. Golden Rice is … Continue reading A Letter on GMO’s
Huntington’s Disease is a genetic disorder caused by an inability to produce properly formed Huntingtin Protein. The day’s functional protein is caused by a series of CAG repeats along one part of Chromosome 4. The altered Huntingtin causes neurological breakdown in the Basal Ganglia and cortex leading to difficult cross-brain communication and motor control dysfunction. The … Continue reading The Science of Huntington’s Disease