In a 2 – 3 page paper (500 – 750 words) written in APA format and attached as a Microsoft Word document, complete the following assignment:
Visit the website for the Human Genome Project (HGP) at:
https://www.genome.gov/10001772/all-about-the–human-genome-project-hgp/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
What is the HGP? What are the medical applications expected to result from this project or are presently in use as a result of this project. What are some of the ethical, legal and social issues that surround the HGP? What is gene patenting? What are the potential arguments for and against gene patenting? What are your thoughts regarding the HGP? Support your answer with appropriate documentation.