Length: At least two pages double spaced minimum of ~ 600 words minimum (your paper will not be graded on length but it will be graded on how well it answered the following questions) Topic: Pick a genetic disease. This disease can be an inherited disease (example: sickle cell anemia, type 1 diabetes) or it can be a disease such as cancer which results from a mutation of a gene (example chronic myeloid leukemia). Try not to pick a disease that is not well understood or that is caused by a complex set of genetic mutations. You will need to get approval for the topic by your instructor. The paper should clearly answer the questions in the pathophysiology section and the Citations: The paper needs to have at least 3 citations in the format of your choice. The sources must be from a reputable source (Wikipedia is generally an ok source. It is not great. If you search the disease on Wikipedia, make sure to check the primary sources. General note on citations: You are not an authority on this topic, so you must cite your source of information if you are summarizing or quoting information that you read from a source. Your textbooks often dont cite their sources for their information, but this is not the correct way to write a scientific review. You must provide citations so the reader can reference the source material. See the next page for the requirements for the paper: Figures and pictures: Figures and pictures are welcome in this paper. A single picture can often save whole paragraphs of laborious explanation If you use a figure or picture from the internet make sure to cite the source! Plagiarism is a serious offense and you can avoid it by using a simple citation.