Library EventDNA Segments – triangulate or exasperate

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

07/23/2019 6:00pm 07/23/2019 7:30pm DNA Segments – triangulate or exasperate This program will build on the content of the June 2019 DNA Interest Group program on clustering. Several DNA testing platforms include in the DNA Relatives report the ability to view the regions of shared DNA, or otherwise matching DNA segments. The meaning and utility of matching DNA segments will be explained, along with a comparison of the chromosome browser features of different DNA testing platforms. The DNA Interest Group is designed to bring together individuals in the Iowa City area interested in learning about the use and interpretation of commercial DNA test results. Meetings will address a variety of different topical areas, including applications in genealogy, inferences of traits, exploration of human genetic variation, and the societal impact of these services. Meetings will also include group discussions, and are free and open to the public. If this topic interests you, join us! For more information, contact Bryant McAllister at bryant-mcallister@uiowa.edu and follow the group on Facebook: DNA Interest Group - Iowa City. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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This program will build on the content of the June 2019 DNA Interest Group program on clustering. Several DNA testing platforms include in the DNA Relatives report the ability to view the regions of shared DNA, or otherwise matching DNA segments. The meaning and utility of matching DNA segments will be explained, along with a comparison of the chromosome browser features of different DNA testing platforms.

The DNA Interest Group is designed to bring together individuals in the Iowa City area interested in learning about the use and interpretation of commercial DNA test results. Meetings will address a variety of different topical areas, including applications in genealogy, inferences of traits, exploration of human genetic variation, and the societal impact of these services. Meetings will also include group discussions, and are free and open to the public. If this topic interests you, join us!
For more information, contact Bryant McAllister at bryant-mcallister@uiowa.edu and follow the group on Facebook: DNA Interest Group - Iowa City.

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This event is open to the public.

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Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: University of Iowa Biology Department

Cosponsor Name: Bryant McAllister

Cosponsor Phone: 319-335-2604