Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes for each chapter have been provided to help keep track of the key concepts you need to master in each chapter.

1. Describe the major modes of inheritance: dominant, recessive, sex-linked, mitochondrial and multifactorial

2. Understand the influence of environmental factors on DNA (epigenetic changes) and the influ­ence on individuals affected and later generations

3. Demonstrate awareness of the importance of understanding genetic and genomic aspects of disease causation and their impact on families