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If You Suspect Ectodermal Dysplasia

We know that you may have found the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias (NFED) after searching for your own or a loved one’s symptoms. If you suspect you or your loved one is affected by ectodermal dysplasia, the next step is to find a doctor who can formally diagnose you. 117 more words

The Patriarch

Circa 1915

Ancestors

The Patriarch (probably born between 1860-1870), with

  • his two sons seated to his right,
  • their wives standing behind them
  • his two daughters standing behind him and
  • his four grandchildren
Genetics

Genetic Counseling Helps Make Sense of Ectodermal Dysplasia

If you or your loved one recently received an ectodermal dysplasia diagnosis, you may have more questions than answers at first. How did this happen? Can our future children have it?   229 more words

The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

By Mor Alkaslasi, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, ’16

Author’s Note:

“I chose to write a review about this book because I kept finding myself telling my professors and peers about it.  1,198 more words

Genetics

The Chimera Quandary

The Chimera Quandary: Is It Ethical To Create Hybrid Embryos?
August 7, 2016
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/08/07/489082005/the-chimera-quandary-is-it-ethical-to-create-hybrid-embryos

related:

NIH Plans To Lift Ban On Research Funds For Part-Human, Part-Animal Embryos… 9 more words

Genetics

Three HCP utilities

If you are working with data from the Human Connectome Project (HCP), perhaps these three small Octave/MATLAB utilities may be of some use:

  • hcp2blocks.m: Takes the restricted file with information about kinship and zygosity and produces a multi-level exchangeability blocks file that can be used with…
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