Outline of genetics

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to genetics:

Genetics science of genes, heredity, and variation in living organisms.[1][2] Genetics deals with the molecular structure and function of genes, and gene behavior in context of a cell or organism (e.g. dominance and epigenetics), patterns of inheritance from parent to offspring, and gene distribution, variation and change in populations.

Introdution to genetics

Branches of genetics

Multi-disciplinary fields that include genetics

History of genetics

History of genetics

Natural history of genetics

History of the science of genetics

History of genetics

General genetics concepts

Genetic Modification

Genetic research and Darwinism

Concepts of Evolution


Classical geneticists

DNA era geneticists

Genomics era geneticists

See also


  1. Griffiths, Anthony J. F.; Miller, Jeffrey H.; Suzuki, David T.; Lewontin, Richard C.; et al., eds. (2000). "Genetics and the Organism: Introduction". An Introduction to Genetic Analysis (7th ed.). New York: W. H. Freeman. ISBN 0-7167-3520-2.
  2. Hartl, D.L.; Jones, E.W. (2005). Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes. Jones and Bartlett Publishers. ISBN 9780763715113.
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