Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing - Lecture Showcase

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 9:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Via Zoom

Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing: Obtaining More from your Personal Genetic Test Results - Lecture Showcase

Join Chemistry and Bioinformatics professor, Dr. Robert Mawhinney, to learn more about the genes and genomics behind Personal Genetic Testing. You'll get an introduction to all the things at play in personal genetic testing results, such as Single Nucleotide Variants, Single Amino Acid Variants, and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms. Dr. Mawhinney will also showcase a web application developed by Cameo Sameshima, a recent Lakehead Bioinformatics undergraduate student.