It is increasingly possible to predict an organism’s phenotype (observable physical properties including behaviour), or aspects of an organism’s phenotype, by studying their genotype (complete set of genes). The focus in this briefing is on using this technique in humans.
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- Animals and research
- Artificial wombs (Ectogenesis)
- Biotechnology and globalisation
- Building genomes from scratch
- Citizen science
- In-vitro derived gametes and embryos
- Innovative therapies
- Nagoya protocol
- Social egg freezing
- Sports science
- Suppressing the extra chromosome in Down’s syndrome
- The human/technology frontier in health and social care
- The human/technology frontier in the wider context
- Whole genome sequencing of newborns