P A R T 1Introduction C H A P T E R 1 What Is in a Human Genome? C H A P T E R 2 Cells C H A P T E R 3 Meiosis, Development, and Aging P A R T 2 Transmission Genetics C H A P T E R 4 Single-Gene Inheritance C H A P T E R 5 Beyond Mendel's Laws C H A P T E R 6 Matters of Sex C H A P T E R 7 Multifactorial Traits C H A P T E R 8 Genetics of Behavior P A R T 3 DNA and Chromosomes C H A P T E R 9 DNA Structure and Replication C H A P T E R 10 Gene Action: From DNA to Protein C H A P T E R 11 Gene Expression and Epigenetics C H A P T E R 12 Gene Mutation C H A P T E R 13 Chromosomes P A R T 4 Population Genetics C H A P T E R 14 Constant Allele Frequencies and DNA Forensics C H A P T E R 15 Changing Allele Frequencies C H A P T E R 16 Human Ancestry and Evolution P A R T 5 Immunity and Cancer C H A P T E R 17 Genetics of Immunity C H A P T E R 18 Cancer Genetics and Genomics P A R T 6 Genetic Technology C H A P T E R 19 DNA Technologies C H A P T E R 20 Genetic Testing and Treatment C H A P T E R 21 Reproductive Technologies C H A P T E R 22 Genomics
Ricki Lewis's career communicating science began with earning a Ph.D. in Genetics from Indiana University in 1980. It quickly blossomed into writing for newspapers and magazines and writing the introductory textbook Life. Since then, she has taught a variety of life science courses and has authored the textbook Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications and books about gene therapy, stem cells, and scientific discovery. She is a genetic counselor for a large medical practice, teaches a graduate online course in "Genethics" at Albany Medical College, and writes for Medscape Medical News, Genetic Literacy Project, Rare Disease Report, and medical journals. Ricki also writes the popular DNA Science blog at Public Library of Science and is a frequent public speaker.