As we listen to these two news stories, keep track of any questions you have as well as connections to material we’ve covered. We’ll discuss your thoughts on these two news stories together.
To prepare for class on Nov. 22nd, please listen to the two news stories below and work through the questions below to gain familiarity with some important concepts of the Central Dogma. Be prepared to share your responses to these questions during class discussion!
NPR: From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love Of Bitter May Be In Your Genes
- What is a gene?
- What is a taste receptor?
- How do different genes result in different experiences in tasting bitterness?
Continue reading Class Prep for Nov. 22: Genes, Proteins and Genetic Testing