Term Genetics Research
Code TR-1000.2500
Definition Programs that conduct research which focuses on the organization, recombination, function, regulation and transmission of heritable information in biological organisms at all levels of complexity. Included are the study of Mendelian genetics, epigenetic phenomena, DNA repair and recombination, sex determination, genetic interactions between genomes and molecular evolution. Specialties include molecular genetics, microbial and eukaryotic genetics, animal genetics, plant genetics and human/medical genetics (which focuses on the medical applications of genetics such as clinical diagnosis, genetic engineering and therapy, transplantation and the study of genetic diseases and disabilities).
Created 2/13/07
Changed 8/8/07
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See Also References Adoptive Child Genetic History Search (PH-0300.0490)
Gene Therapy (LT-2000)
Genetic Counseling (LJ-2000.2500)
Genetic Discrimination Assistance (FT-1800.2500)
Genetic Discrimination Protection Laws Enactment/Enforcement (DF-8000.3030)
Genetic Testing and Screening (LF-5350)
External Classification Terms Medical Genetics Research (NPC H03.06)
Other Government/Economic Services (CAN OT-600)
Other Government/Economic Services (USA OT-600)
Research & Information (Health) (UW 2.4.03.01)
Research Institutes & Public Policy Analysis (H) (NTE H05)
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Bibliographic References Classification of Instructional Programs: 2000 Edition, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, May, 2002, NCES 2002-165.

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