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Sunday, June 30 • 1:20pm - 2:30pm
A Jewish Genetic History

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Family and even population history can be encoded and decoded in our very own DNA.  In this class, we'll do a brief exploration of Jewish genetic history.  We'll start with basic principles of genetic inheritance.  Then we'll use these to talk about the genetic history of the Jewish populations of Europe, the Middle East and even India.  Finally we'll connect this unique history to our genetic future and talk about disease risk.  


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Natalie Telis

Genetics and Biomedical Informatics
Natalie Telis is a scientist studying the genetic link between human history and the human past. Originally from the Bay Area, she graduated from Kehillah Jewish High School in 2009.  She completed her BA in Mathematics and her BS in Cell Biology at UC Davis, then got her PhD in... Read More →


Sunday June 30, 2019 1:20pm - 2:30pm PDT
Darwin 102