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ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers

Presenter:                          Carrie Iwema, PhD, MLS, AHIP

Details/Registration:    RRLC Registration

Date / Time:                     September 20, 2013 / 9 am – 1 pm

Where:                               Rochester, NY

Brief Summary:  This class explores basic concepts such as genes and chromosomes and offers an overview of genetic disorders, genetic testing, genetic counseling, and the Human Genome Project. Ethical and legal issues associated with genetic disorders will be covered with regard to privacy, discrimination, and potential legislative impact on medicine and society.

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