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, August 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

Meeting Room A

The most commonly used DNA tests for genealogical purposes (AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage, etc.) work most effectively matching 3rd cousin and closer relatives. This program will focus on a strategy that integrates between these shallow tests...