I am specialized in mouse genetics and mouse breeding. I am developing several genetically modified mouse strains that are being used to test immunotherapies in combination with other treatments modalities in the lab.
The study of genes and heredity. Heredity is the passing of genetic information and traits (such as eye color and an increased chance of getting a certain disease) from parents to offspring.
Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)