Genetics background information

These resources are designed to give you an understanding of some of the basics of genetics.

If you’re unfamiliar with genetics and want simple information on  how genes work, choose the video: GENES & HOW THEY WORK.

If you want to know about targeted therapies, start with GENES & HOW THEY WORK then follow up with PART 2 – TARGETED THERAPIES & CELL SIGNALLING

If you want a comprehensive discussion of genetic testing in medicine then read our article on GENETIC TESTING
 

VIDEO PART 1 - GENES & HOW THEY WORK

VIDEO PART 2 - TARGETED THERAPIES & CELL SIGNALLING

If you would like more detailed information or are a health professional or student, go to the more advanced slide presentations: CELLS, GENES & SIGNALLING, PART 1 - THE BASICS and CELLS, GENES & SIGNALLING, PART 2 – TARGETED THERAPIES

CELLS, GENES & SIGNALLING, PART 1 (ADVANCED)

CELLS, GENES & SIGNALLING, PART 2 (ADVANCED)

Last Review Date: September 20, 2016