by Pat Pillis.

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Oct 23, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Genetic Disorder Project

Step 1:

Form a group (2 people)


Step 2:

Choose which disease you will research.
This will be done by picking a name out of the a bag.

Step 3:


Choose a format. Here are some options: Prezi, brochure, power point

Step 4
: The
project will have to

answer the following questions. The project must also include
at least 1
picture
.


1.
What other names are there for this disorder? (Any common names?)

2.
What causes the disorder? (mutation, nondisjunction)

3.
What gene or chromosome

is affected by this disorder? (X, Y, #21)

4.
Are there prenatal tests for this disorder?

5.
What are the symptoms?

6.
What population is affected? Can anyone be a candidate for the disorder?

7.
How is it inherited? (Is it sex
-
linked, recessive, and/or dom
inant?)

8.
What kind of medical assistance will the affected child need?

9. Will further
assistance be needed, as the child grows older? What is the long
-
term outlook for

the child?

10.
Are there any treatments or cures?

11.
Could this disorder have been
prevented?

12.
Can this individual have children in the future? Will those children be affected?

13.
What is the current status of research on this disorder? Is there a cure coming

soon?

Step 5
:

Works Cited Page

You will need to prepare, on a separate sheet, a works cited page that identifies
all

sources used to make the brochure.
At least four sources
are
required
for this

project. Must have
at least four resources
!
(Be sure to use proper
format;
do not just list

websites
,
list author,
title, date, etc.)
Here is an example of how you record your reference:



Huntington’s Disease Society of America website, Living with Huntington’s, article



by Pat Pillis.

Possible Internet Resources

1.
Online Mendelian

Inheritance in Man

2.

Center for Disease Control Genetic Information

3.
International Birth Defects Information Systems

4.
National Center for Biotechnology Information

5.
Genetic Alliance

6.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

7.
National Institute of Health

Office of Rare Diseases

8.
Genetics Education Center

9.
What are Genetic Disor
ders :
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/disorders/whataregd/

10.
Ge
netic and Rare Conditions S
ite :
http://www.kumc.edu/gec/support/

11.
Genetic I
nformation and Patient Services:
http://www.icomm.ca/geneinfo/

12.
Ask NOAH about Genetic Disorders

:

http://www.noah
-
health.org/

13.

Genetic Disorders and Birth
Defects
:
http://geneinfo.medlib.iupui.edu/

14.
NCA Health Library
:
http://www.ncanewfs.org/health/genetichealth.html