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Unformatted text preview: when you realize that since a member of the general population has about a 1% risk of developing Giedt disease, your risk is estimated to be: 4. Explain why association studies, rather than traditional pedigree analysis, are most effective in identifying genomic regions and genes involved in common diseases. 5. In a recent news article, Dana Waring of the Personal Genetics Education Project was reported to say "Genetics is not destiny. What did she mean by this? 6. Watch the Technology Demo movie at the Pacific Biosciences web site ( http://www.pacificbiosciences.com/index.php ; see the lower right-hand corner) and then answer the following questions. Why is there fluorescence detected when the correct new base is being incorporated into the growing DNA strand? How can the researchers discriminate between the 4 different bases? Once this technology is more affordable, why will this be better than the current SNP tests such as the one marketed by 23andMe?...
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