Human Genome Project

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Directions:

Suppose a genetic disease runs in your family.  Researchers have just been able to identify the gene that causes this disease that impacts you directly.  Because of the human genome project, you can take a quick and easily determine if you have the gene or not.   Explore 23 and me genetic testing to learn more about these tests in the real world. If you were able, would you want to know the results?  Does your answer change even if there wasn’t a cure? Explain the advantages and disadvantages of having this sort of information.