1. One of the greates challenges following the human genome project is to understand how genes are regulated and what functions they perform.
a. Define the terms 'Transcriptomics' and 'transcriptome'. Outline the methods that can be used to study the transcriptome and give an example of what this can tell us about the function of genes
b. How can bioinformatics be used to predict potential functions of genes?
C. describe the laboratory approaches available to alter the expression of genes and give specific examples of how these can be used to test the function or role of genes in disease.