This new edition will contribute to creating a genetically literate research population that understands elements of the personal and health implications of genetics and participates effectively in public policy issues involving genetic information. .Includes more topical material--e.g., forensics, stem cells, human genome project--to draw the non-specialist student into the material .Interest boxes that focus on human health and disease gives the non-specialist reader a context in which to understand the material-i.e.,why is this important to me?' .
Full ancillary package, including Instructor's Manual,e-transparencies, test bank, companion Website with student self-tests .
Expert authorship by Scott Hawley, of the Stower's Institute for Medical Research, and 2008 recipient of excellence in teaching award from the Genetics Society of America; Julia Roberts .