Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications (Lewis) (c)2021 13e

Grade Levels: 9-11
Explore the science of Human Genetics with this vivid narrative that illuminates the principles and concepts, cases, historical asides, and descriptions of new technologies that propel the clear explanations of concepts and mechanisms of medical science.

About the Program

A broader coverage of topics with more practical information prepares students to evaluate media reports, interpret genetic test results, and think critically about health care and medical science.
Learning outcomes in each chapter that guide students through content mastery.
The Big Picture which encapsulates the overall theme of each chapter.
Captivating photography and vibrant, dimensional illustrations.
Powerful digital resources [hyperlink to: https://www.mheducation.com/prek-12/explore/advanced-placement/digital-experience.html]  including videos, animations, simulations that enhance the teaching and learning experience both inside and outside of the classroom plus personalized, adaptive learning tailored to each student’s individual needs with SmartBook®. 


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  • Lewis, Human Genetics, 2021, 13e, Online Student Edition, 1 yr subscription
    Lewis, Human Genetics, 2021, 13e, Online Student Edition, 1 yr subscription
  • Lewis, Human Genetics, 2021, 13e, Online Student Edition, 6 yr subscription
    Lewis, Human Genetics, 2021, 13e, Online Student Edition, 6 yr subscription
  • Lewis, Human Genetics, 2021, 13e, Online Teacher Edition, 1 yr subscription
    Lewis, Human Genetics, 2021, 13e, Online Teacher Edition, 1 yr subscription
  • Lewis, Human Genetics, 2021, 13e, Online Teacher Edition, 6 yr subscription
    Lewis, Human Genetics, 2021, 13e, Online Teacher Edition, 6 yr subscription
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PART ONE: INTRODUCTION

  • CHAPTER 1 The Information in a Human Genome
  • CHAPTER 2 Cells
  • CHAPTER 3 Meiosis, Development, and Aging

PART TWO: TRANSMISSION GENETICS

  • CHAPTER 4 Single-Gene Inheritance
  • CHAPTER 5 Beyond Mandel's Laws
  • CHAPTER 6 Matters of Sex
  • CHAPTER 7 Complex Traits
  • CHAPTER 8 Genetics of Behavior

PART THREE: DNA AND CHROMOSOMES

  • CHAPTER 9 DNA Structure and Replication
  • CHAPTER 10 Gene Action: From DNA to Protein
  • CHAPTER 11 Gene Expression and Epigenetics
  • CHAPTER 12 Gene Mutation
  • CHAPTER 13 Chromosomes

PART FOUR: POPULATION GENETICS

  • CHAPTER 14 Genomes
  • CHAPTER 15 Constant Allele Frequencies
  • CHAPTER 16 Allele Frequencies

PART FIVE: IMMUNITY AND CANCER

  • CHAPTER 17 Human Ancestry and Evolution
  • CHAPTER 18 The Genetics of Identity

PART SIX: DNA TECHNOLOGY

  • CHAPTER 19 Genetics of Immunity
  • CHAPTER 20 Cancer Genetics and Genomics
  • CHAPTER 21 Genetic Testing and Treatment
  • CHAPTER 22 Reproductive Technologies

Ricki Lewis has built an eclectic career in communicating the excitement of genetics and genomics, combining skills as a geneticist and a journalist. She currently writes the popular weekly blog, DNA Science, at Public Library of Science and contributes frequent articles to Medscape Medical News and the Genetic Literacy Project. Dr. Lewis has authored or coauthored several university-level textbooks and is the author of the narrative nonfiction book, The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It, as well as an essay collection, a novel, and a short "basics" book on human genetics. She teaches an online course on "Genethics" for the Alden March Bioethics Institute of Albany Medical College and is a genetic counselor for a private medical practice. Her passion is rare genetic diseases; she writes often about affected families who are pioneering DNA-based treatments.