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  • Central Dogma and Genetic Medicine

    Central Dogma and Genetic Medicine

    Click & Learn

    This interactive uses the central dogma as a model for exploring how modern molecular biology technologies can be used to treat genetic diseases.

  • Teacher Guides

    Teacher Guides


    Designed by educators, BioInteractive’s teacher guides will help you select BioInteractive resources aligned to specific topics and standards, including the AP® Biology Curriculum Framework.

  • Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

    Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

    Scientists at Work

    (8 min 35 sec) Learn the process by which a line of genetically modified mosquitoes was engineered to reduce populations of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the wild.

  • Genetic Origin of Variation in Human Skin Color

    Genetic Origin of Variation in Human Skin Color

    Data Point

    Dr. Rebecca Lamason and colleagues studied the genetic origin of variation in human skin color using a model organism, the zebrafish.

  • Lactase Persistence: Evidence for Selection

    Lactase Persistence: Evidence for Selection


    This activity provides a case study in human evolution that connects genotype, phenotype, culture, and graphical analysis skills. Also available in Spanish.

  • Understanding Embryonic Stem Cells

    Understanding Embryonic Stem Cells


    (58 min 27 sec) An overview of embryonic development, the progressive differentiation of cells, and properties of embryonic stem cells.

  • Visualizing Gene-Expression Patterns

    Visualizing Gene-Expression Patterns

    Click & Learn

    Learn about the different ways scientists are able to detect when genes are being expressed in various tissues.

  • PERfect TIMing

    PERfect TIMing


    (57 min 32 sec) Dr. Rosbash discloses how scientists have persuaded Mother Nature to reveal the inner workings of the fruit fly's biological clock.

  • Unwinding Clock Genetics

    Unwinding Clock Genetics


    (56 min 42 sec) Although tiny in size, the fruit fly has had a major impact on our understanding of circadian rhythms.

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