A two-day event held in Brooklyn, NY celebrating the life of Henerietta Lacks.
A decade ago, scientists announced that they had completed the Human Genome Project. But, what exactly is a genome? How is it important to your health?
Four playwrights examine how they transformed some fascinating and complex topics rooted in genetics into compelling theater. Staged readings of scenes from the authors' plays complement the discussion.
Can the DNA of extinct humans provide a clue to our origins? Noted researcher Svante Paabo discusses a groundbreaking investigation that led to new genetic and geographic connections between Homo sapiens and our ancient ancestors.
Dogs have been called a person’s best friend, but they also can tell us a lot about human disease.
A demonstration of how your ancestry, family culture, and lifestyle choices can influence your future health.
New and often-complex ethical and medical questions have emerged as genetic testing becomes more widespread. Two debaters with extensive experience in genetics and genomics address the issues in a lively event in which the audience plays a key role.