- Week 1 DiscussionDiscussion Topic PMDiscussion Assignment
The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered.
For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.
To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use outside sources. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
Transmission of Genetic Material:
Complete the discussions on the following topics:
- If you were asked to get a genetic test panel performed, which diseases or health risks would you be interested in learning about and why?
- Describe the biochemical composition, structure, and replication of DNA. Detail the role of specific RNA’s in the process of protein transcription and translation.
- Describe, in detail, one of the processes of cell survival. Describe how an abnormality in one of these cell functions causes cancer.