This story was started in 1985 with the premise both the US and China were caught using genetically engineered bio-weapons on each other. The scientific potential has caught up to the fiction.
This story was updated in 2013 and used extensive genetics research of the time. A lot has changed since then, but much remains the same. Plus, you'll be on a different planet. You can use this link or simply click the Amazon button to get to the eBook