Due date:     Feb 12

Human Genetic Disorders Poster Project

You and a partner will prepare an poster board regarding a human genetic disorder. This project will likely represent a synopsis of information obtained from your references. Ideas, direct quotes and images need to be cited. Note: a good resource is the National Center for Biotechnology Information site at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=gnd .

Poster Guidelines


Category 5 points 3 points 1 point
Phenotypic expression Accurate, detailed, complete descriptions with images. Accurate, detailed, complete descriptions. Descriptions provided.
Genotypic information Accurate, detailed & complete including history of discovery. Accurate, complete. Description provided.
Treatments Phenotypic and genotypic treatment descriptions including areas of research. Some descriptions provided. Minimal descriptions or missing categories.
Resources for sufferers Extensive list provided. Provided. Missing.
References Extensive list provided with all direct quotes and images cited. A list provided with some missing citations. Minimal or missing.
Poster design and implementation Pleasing, well designed, adheres to guidelines, aids understanding and includes titles and captions. Pleasing, aids understanding, some missing titles or captions. Irrelevant, distracting, inappropriate or ignores guidelines.