Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: When to see a Genetic Counselor?

Presented by Mary-Kayt Jones, a certified genetic counselor at the Univ. of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

26 million and counting consumers have completed direct-to-consumer testing (DTC)....

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

DNA Interest Group | Integrating Deep & Shallow Genealogical DNA Tests

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...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

Journey to the Center of the Milky Way Galaxy | Dr. Cornelia Lang Lecture at ICPL

The Center of our own Milky Way Galaxy is vastly different than the place where the Sun resides (the "Solar Neighborhood"). The physical conditions are significantly more extreme in the...

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DNA Interest Group | 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...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

Iowa Meteorites | Summer Reading Program 2019

What do the Iowa communities of Lone Tree, Amana, Marion, Forest City, Mapleton, Alvord, and Estherville have in common? Meteorites! Dr. Ray Anderson, Adjunct Professor in the UI Earth and...

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Clustering DNA Relatives into Family Lines | DNA Interest Group

The various DNA testing companies offer a variety of tools for revealing clusters of DNA relatives. Whether viewing “shared” or “in common with” matches, or using advanced clustering tools such as...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

Meteor Craters of Iowa | Adult Summer Reading Program 2019

Did you know that there are two huge meteor craters right here in Iowa? Dr. Ray Anderson, Adjunct Professor, UI Earth & Environmental Studies Department, will discuss what happened 74 million...

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DNA Interest Group: Case Study - Using atDNA to Find a German Hometown

Presenter: Ute Brandenburg

Analysis of autosomal DNA matches can provide added evidence when traditional sources are insufficient. This case study will demonstrate how I use DNA in...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

Eugenic Depictions of Feeblemindedness on Screen and in the Music

Recorded By March 26, 2019

Andrew Tubbs, a graduate student in musicology at the University of Iowa, will discuss how some early 20th century music and movies reinforced the eugenics...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Poetry Month: Poems from the Teachers

Reading Aloud from the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center share poems by University of Iowa Writers Workshop teachers from the past

Recorded on April 26, 2018 at the Iowa City Public...

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