Case Studies in Virtual Genetics

Editor John C. Thomas

Familial Mediterranean Fever Shane Cybart

Fatal Familial Insomnia by: Ann M. Akroush

Familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease by Scott H. McMillan

Skin and Bones

Acrocephalosyndactyly Eric Novak

A Case Study of Epidermolysis Bullosa By: Laurie S. Longe

Menkes Syndrome by Michel Perron

Osteopetrosis by Rami Khoury

Sexual Identity

Turner's Syndrome: A Case Study by: Carolyn Duda

Gonadal Dysgenesis by Nichole E. Justus

Placental Aromatase Deficiency by Jennifer Lynn Malto

Psuedohermaphroditism by Kevin C Zebari

Cancer Mutations

Bloom Syndrome by Long Le

Breast Cancer Susceptibility/BRCA I Gene by La Shawn Alexander

Vestibular Schwannoma and the NF2 Gene Rebecca L. Bamford

Cancer Other

Acute Leukemia's Maram Haddad

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2 by Joy Yerman

Neurofibromatosis Type Two by Sally Petrella

Von Hippel-Lindau Disease by Jeff Allred


C2 Deficiency by Amy Pack

Hemophilia A by: Julian Raffoul

The Genetics of Von Willebrand Disease by Michael Alimario

Factor XI Coagulation Defficiency by Marilynn Seman


Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency by Chris Marting

Protein C Deficiency by Drew Roby

Purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) deficiency by Jody L. Duke


Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy by Doreid Berro

Syndromic Hearing Loss by Jamie Mleczko

Cause and Effects of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Jeremy Michaelson

Tay-Sachs by Shawn Bergeron

Behavioral Genetics

Fragile X Syndrome by S Kashif Haque

Genetic Predisposition for Bipolar Affective Disorder By Brad A. Squire

Case Study of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease by Ka Vue

Genetic Imprinting in Prader-Willi and Angelman Syndromes by Wendy A. Hiltunen

The Genetics of Tourette Syndrome by Adam T. McGruther


The Genetics of Argininemia by James Washington

Blue Diaper Syndrome and Phenylketonuria by Maisa Haddad

Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus by Julie Bagnasco

Tangier Disease by Jackie Newman


Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy Ryan Edwards

Familial Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy by Kenneth D. Dorsette

Severe Childhood Autosomal Recessive Muscular Dystrophy by Michelle Chromey

Evaluation Criteria
10 points Intro case inquiry and/or statement
5 points Appropriate examples and experiments
10 points " " " " in appropriate Depth. (precision and detail)
10 points Actually answer the case inquiry
10 points Appropriate sources and references (no quotes)
15 points Summary Conclusion and Linking Ideas
15 points English
10 points Overall effort
Contribution grade from the group (15 points)