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Geneticists are basically biologists who specialize in the science of genetics. This is a branch of biology that deals with the characteristics of the different organisms, the development of such characteristics, and how these characteristics are passed on to their progeny.

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Careers In Clinical Molecular Genetics sciencecareers.sciencemag.org

Each of us carries 10 to 15 "mistakes" in our personal genetic code. Though most of us are blissfully ignorant of our genetic flaws, these typos in our DNA may determine whether we have children, develop colon cancer, or end up with Alzheimer's.

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Career Profile: Genetic Counselor allhealthcare.monster.com

I chose to become a genetic counselor because I loved genetics and wanted a career combining the life and social sciences.

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