DNA Interest Group

Cosponsored by the Iowa City Public Library and the UI Department of Biology, 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 topics, including applications in genealogy, inferences of traits, exploration of human genetic variation, and the societal impact of these services. Meetings also include group discussions.

Upcoming events

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 6:00pm

Digital Media Lab

We’ll summarize and organize a discussion of recent changes in the DNA marketplace, including the interpretation of updates to ancestry composition estimates, automated family tree construction, health options at Ancestry, and business...