Description

The field of genetics is rapidly evolving, and new medical breakthroughs are occurring as a result of advances in knowledge gained from genetics reasearch. This thematic volume of Advances in Genetics looks at Socio-Genetics.

Key Features

  • Includes methods for testing with ethical, legal, and social implications

Readership

Geneticists, molecular biologists, neurobiologists

Table of Contents

  1. Social Influences on Circadian Rhythms and Sleep in Insects
  2. Ada Eban-Rothschild, and Guy Bloch

  3. Interplay Between Social Experiences and the Genome: Epigenetic Consequences for Behavior
  4. Frances A. Champagne

  5. One, Two, and Many – A Perspective on What Groups of Drosophila melanogaster Can Tell Us About Social Dynamics
  6. Jonathan Schneider, Jade Atallah, and Joel D. Levine

  7. The Circadian Clock of the Fly: A Neurogenetics Journey through Time

Özge Özkaya, and Ezio Rosato

Details

No. of pages:
144
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123876874
Electronic ISBN:
9780123876973

Reviews

Praise for previous volumes in the series:
"Outstanding both in variety and in the quality of its contributions." –Nature

"Can be highly recommended to geneticists, and biologists in general...will prove to be of high importance for the development of the science of genetics." –Science