My research consists of sequencing and analyzing patients’ genetic information to figure out what could cause a certain disease.

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Scientists can use GWAS results to learn all kinds of things about you from your genes. One day, doctors may even use this information to personalize your medical care.

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Here’s a conundrum: Identical twins originate from the same DNA ... so how can they turn out so different — even in traits that have a significant genetic component? (5:02 min.)

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At TRU-ID I develop DNA testing for determining the species authenticity of food and natural health products.

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April 25, 2017 is DNA Day. Let's Talk Science is organizing two events to help students better understand the importance of DNA barcoding and synthetic biology for food security and health research.

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This Featured Topic has resources on many different aspects of radiation, from the types of radiation we are exposed to naturally on Earth to the radiation astronauts experience in space.

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This video explores the chemistry and genetics of what makes redheads stand out from the crowd. (3:03 min.)

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Learn about what chemicals make tomatoes taste good and how researchers are using genetics to understand how we can make grocery store tomatoes taste great again. (4:12 min.)

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Scientists can’t bring people back from the dead just yet. However, they have discovered that some parts of your cells remain active long after you die.

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Natalie S. Hodge defines the four major blood types and sheds light on why some bloods can mix while others cannot. (4:41 min.)

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In this case study, students will learn about the biological effects of ionizing radiation and will discuss the health risks from cosmic radiation to flight crews and other long-distance airline passengers.

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I am an Associate Professor at the York University Department of Biology. We study the gene expression of La and La related proteins.

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Marc Fiume, one of our DNA Day experts, answers the question, “Is our preference for food affected by our DNA?”

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Dr. Arun Tiwari, one of our DNA day experts, answers the question, “Can pharmacogenomics make a drug work faster?”

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