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Unformatted text preview: 1 Clicker Question Clicker Question Given the sequencing data on the right, the sequence of the template DNA is: A) CATCCGAAGTTCGA B) GTAGGCTTCAAGCT C) TCGAACTTCGGATG D) ACGTACGTACGTAC E) THECATINTHEHAT Where are we? Where are we? Last time I talked about Gene therapy The Human Genome Project and the HapMap Project Traits, genes, SNPs, epigenetics and DNA sequencing A trend in biology that can be characterized as going from research aimed at knowing ourselves to research aimed at buying and selling ourselves -Sell Buy-ology This time I will talk about AIDS ( A cquired I mmuno D eficiency S yndrome) Seeing other people as human beings Recognizing a new disease Discovering the cause Managing an epidemic Discovering a treatment Finding a cure Contempt, Complacency, and Cowardice Contempt, Complacency, and Cowardice Considering People as Less than Human Considering People as Less than Human Eugenics Eugenics Kristallnacht Kristallnacht http://www.ushmm.org/ 2 Southern Lynching Southern Lynching http://faculty.mdc.edu/jmcnair/EDG2701%20All%20Classes/Racism.htm National Gay and Lesbian Task Force National Gay and Lesbian Task Force The number of homeless and runaway youth ranges from 575,000 to 1.6 million per year. 20-40% of all homeless youth identify as lesbian gay identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). 3-5% of the US population identify as LGBT. 26% of gay teens are kicked out of their house by their parents. http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/ead/htmldocs/RMM07301.html www.thetaskforce.org A Poem George Plimpton Attributes to A Poem George Plimpton Attributes to Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Me, We. AIDS: In the beginning AIDS: In the beginning It began, like so many epidemics, with a few isolated cases, a whisper that caught the ear of only a few in medical research. Today, that whisper has become a roar heard around the world. AIDS i d i d fi i acquired immunodeficiency syndromeis now the epidemic of our generation, invading our lives in ways we never imaginedtesting our scientific knowledge, probing our private values , and sapping our strength. AIDS no longer attracts our attention-it commands it. Antonia Coello Novello, 1992 Recognizing a New Disease Recognizing a New Disease WHO-maps 3 Gay Men in New York were Getting Gay Men in New York were Getting Old Peoples Cancer Old Peoples Cancer In 1981, doctors in New York were puzzled by eight young gay men who had purple lesions associated with an aggressi e form of aggressive form of cancer known as Kaposis sarcoma . The doctors were puzzled because Kaposis sarcoma usually occurs in older Jewish and Italian people....
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