Reading Pedigrees

Created by Cymfenee Dean-Phifer

Here is an interactive tutorial on how to read pedigrees! This tutorial was designed for anyone who needs some extra help with interpreting pedigrees, or if you just need refresher. I hope you enjoy and learn something new!

About this tutorial


Cymfenee Dean-Phifer


Doug Worsham, Renee Romero, Kian Ravaei, Jake Arakawa, Chris Lopez, Sarah Phan, Xinjian Cen

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate between recessive and dominant genotypes
  • Recognize how heterozygous traits are shown on a pedigree
  • Identify the different genotype possibilities and/or modes of inheritance given an individual's parents/offspring

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