JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Jewish Genome Event Explores Tracing our Jewish Identity to our DNA #general
Jewish Genome Event Explores Tracing our Jewish Identity to our DNA in
Jewish Press News Briefs on November 30th, 2015
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...The New York Genome Center hosted the Jewish Genomics Evening, exploring
Heritage to Health within the Jewish community. .... the revolution in genetic
research over the past few decades has enabled us to better explore Jewish
identity, provided new insights into Jewish health, and revealed how the unique
history of the Jewish people has left traces in their DNA.
Panelists included New York Genome Center and Columbia University's Dr. Yaniv
Erlich, CeCe Moore, DNA Consultant for the PBS series Finding Your Roots with
Henry Louis Gates Jr, Dr. Karl Skorecki >from Technion-Israel Institute of
Technology, and Dr. Nathan Pearson of the New York Genome Center....
With this opportunity in mind, they are committed to generating a massive family
tree >from online sources to enable large-scale medical research.