Geneticists study genes, including genetic diseases and conditions.
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Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see what a day in the life of a Geneticist is like.
Like a detective studying fingerprints, Geneticists can use the genetic code to track disease outbreaks such as coronavirus. Read this article to learn how. Then discuss these questions:
- Do viruses have genes?
- What is the genetic makeup of the coronavirus?
- How might geneticists help during the coronavirus pandemic?