Complex Traits

Understanding Autism Through Genetics
Autism is another example of a complex trait. ASHG's Director of Education Michael Dougherty discusses what we know about the genetic and environmental contributions to autism spectrum disorders.

It's Time to Overhaul Our Outdated Genetics Curriculum
ASHG's Director of Education Michael Dougherty discusses the need to emphasize the complexities of genetics, rather than teaching only single-gene traits and transmission genetics, to keep up with the genomics revolution.