Why Does Genetics Matter to You?
The must-read summary of “The Gene: An Intimate History” by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
This complete summary of Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book chronicles the fascinating history of discovery in classical genetics, molecular genetics, genetic engineering, and the human genome project. It shows:
How our genes and the environment define our identities and personalities; How genetic engineering technologies can be used to manufacture drugs safely; and How genetic diagnosis and gene therapies can be used to treat complex genetic diseases.
Genetics is at the frontiers of science today, and its impact is often misunderstood. The public is often misled by science fictions and remains largely in the dark as to the actual consequences of advances in the biotechnology and genetic engineering industries. Studying genetics can help you understand the economic, social, and ethical implications of these technologies.
This guide includes:
* Book Summary—The summary helps you understand the key ideas and recommendations.
* Online Videos—On-demand replay of public lectures, and seminars on the topics covered in the chapter.
Value-added of this guide:
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Read this summary to understand the key concepts of genetics and the economic, social, and ethical implications of the genetic engineering technologies.
About the Author
Lee Tang is a retired executive of a major global insurance company. Prior to his retirement, he has worked as an actuary, a risk officer and a chief financial officer for several major insurance organizations in the United States, Canada, and Taiwan. To learn more about Lee and his work, visit his website and blog at https://lmtpress.wordpress.com. You can reach him by email at email@example.com.