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Genetic Testing

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Ash Chang

on 7 February 2015

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Transcript of Genetic Testing

Future of Genetic Testing
Increase application

Expand knowledge

Spread awareness
Illegal use of information


Do pros outweigh cons
Ethical Implications
Genetic Testing
Help create a preventive plan
Decrease risk

Provide genetic information


Emotional stress
Any questions?
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Works Cited
Presented by Ashley Chang, Michelle Chen,
Pallavi Khanna, and Tiffany Tang
What does this technology do?
Current Applications
Diagnostic Testing
Pharmacogenetics Testing
Presymptomatic Testing
Prenatal Testing
Newborn Screening
1. In 1956 Vernon Ingram discovered single alteration disorder/disease

2. DNA based identity testing discovered in 1984 by Alec Jeffreys

3. First used for immigration dispute

4. Now used for many things
Genetic Testing
Test for abnormal genes
assess and manage risk factors
family medical history
prepare emotionally
extraction of DNA
wait for the results
$300 to $5,000
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