Skip Navigation

Genetics and Inheritance

Genetics and Inheritance

© Johanna Goodyear.

Patterns of inheritance, Mendelian genetics, variation of traits, pedigrees




  • Introduction to Mendelian Genetics

    Introduction to Mendelian GeneticsSlide Set

    Mendel used experimental approaches to characterize a particulate model of inheritance. In doing so, he developed the three Laws of Inheritance. Examine how Mendel made his important discoveries.

  • Introduction to Pedigrees

    Introduction to PedigreesSlide Set

    A pedigree shows how a trait is inherited over several generations. Dr. Lisa Meffert explains why pedigrees are important, and the key factors scientists consider when studying pedigrees.