REFERENCE EBOOKS

Gale Virtual Reference Library
(Includes Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders: great place to start)

 

ONLINE DATABASES

(includes reference sources, articles from magazines and academic journals)
Science in Context
Gale Health and Wellness
Home Access Passwords for databases and ebooks (use your L-S GAFE log in)

 

SELECTED WEBSITES

Info on most genetic diseases:
Genetics Disease Foundation
Genetics Home Reference Center
Mayo Clinic
Medline Plus (for best overview, after entering search term, go to menu box on left, choose “Medical Encyclopedia”- top entry should be Medline Plus encyclopedia article)

 

Info on certain genetic diseases:
National Human Genome Research Institute
Univ of Kansas Medical Center: Genetic and Rare Conditions
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Your Genes Your Health

 

Genetics counseling info:
KidsHealth (Overview of genetic counseling)
Genetic Science Learning Center

 

Types of inheritance with genetic disorders:
DNA Learning Center (search for your disease)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Biointeractive

 

CITATION

Citation Helper (sign into your L-S GAFE account so that you can copy and modify this Google doc)**
EasyBib**
Ms. Bruson’s website**

Image Citation:
Tama, Mario.//Human Genome//. N.d. Getty Images. //Australian Geographic//. Web. 20 May 2015.