Personal Genome Project Study Guide
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Part I: Genetic Material

Part II: Gene Transmission

Part III: Gene Expression

Part IV: Genetic Regulation

Part V: Genetics and Society

Part VI: Project Literacy




  Part VI: Project Literacy
Lesson 12: Human Subjects Research
Reading Lesson 12 Practice Test

Upon completion of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Define "informed consent"
  • Explain the importance of the Belmont Report
  • List the three ethical principles espoused in the Belmont Report
  • Describe what the Belmont Report says about the application of the three ethical principles to conducting research with human subjects
  • Explain the protections provided by a Certificate of Confidentiality