Genetic Polymorphism

Science / Marine Biology / Genetic Polymorphism: Presence of several genetically controlled variants in a population

Genetics

Science / Biology / Genetics: The study of the structure and function of genes and the transmission of genes from parents to offspring. MORE

Microbial Genetics

Science / Genetics / Microbial Genetics: The study of genes and gene function in bacteria, archaea, and other microorganisms. Often used in research in the fields of bioremediation, alternative energy, and disease prevention. MORE

Molecular Genetics

Science / Genetics / Molecular Genetics: The study of macromolecules important in biological inheritance. MORE

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

Business / Agriculture / Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO): A term, currently used most often in international trade discussions, that designates crops that carry new traits that have been inserted through advanced genetic engineering methods (e.g., Flavr Save MORE

Genetic-Based Discrimination

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Genetic-Based Discrimination: The practice of requesting or requiring genetic testing information during the hiring process or using genetic testing information to base any other employment decisions or actions. MORE

Genetic Screening

Science / Genetics / Genetic Screening: Testing groups of individuals to identify defective genes capable of causing hereditary conditions. MORE

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