Students will be able to
- recall the definitions of the terms allele, gene, and genome,
- state the primary aim of the Human Genome Project as identifying all of the genes within the human genome,
- state the major accomplishments of the Human Genome Project as the identification of many human genes, including those related to genetic diseases, and the advancement of DNA sequencing techniques,
- discuss the potential applications of the Human Genome Project to improve human health, including creating personalised medicines, predicting negative reactions to treatments, and predicting the likelihood of a person developing a genetic disease.