TDS lawyer Vivian E. Rachlis will be a panelist at the session, DIY DNA: Science and Consequences.
The mapping of the human genome in 2003 has led to scientific discoveries of all kinds. The identification of the genes causing genetic disorders continues to grow in the 21st century. Pet owners can now obtain a kit to send off and find out the genetic makeup of their dogs. People can do the same, through such businesses as Ancestry and 23andMe. What are the implications of access to this detailed health information? How accurate is it? How do you interpret the findings?
October 13, 7:00 pm
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue
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