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Course Description

How do you decide if you want to do DNA testing and, if so, which DNA test to use? Whether you want to find out about your ancestry or ethnicity, find relatives you may/may not know about, or learn whether you are at risk for a disease or a health problem—you are told your DNA will reveal all! This course will present an introduction to DNA testing in general. It will discuss the risks of DNA testing as well as the rewards. It will discuss the pros and cons of the different companies offering DNA testing for genealogy as well as for health or disease. It will also include a discussion of the ethical and privacy issues of DNA testing. Note: The course is designed to help people decide whether they wish to have a DNA test or not, regardless of the reason.  Lecture (plus Questions) Facilitated Discussion  
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Section Title
DNA 1: Should I Have a DNA Test?
Type
Classroom
Days
W
Time
1:30PM to 3:00PM
Dates
Oct 16, 2019 to Nov 06, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
4.5
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fees
Instructors
Section Notes
Special Note: DNA2 and DNA3 are planned for the Winter 2020 and Spring 2020 Terms