Posts Tagged ‘DNA’

35th Anniversary Spotlight: USF Genomics Program serves as ‘building block’ for public health breakthroughs

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Since its inception in 2018, the USF Genomics Program has been an interdisciplinary program leveraging the diversity of USF’s faculty expertise to integrate genomic approaches to understanding global health issues. The USF Genomics Program is a multi-college program directed by Dr. John Adams, distinguished university professor, that operates through the USF College of Public Health’s […]

Dr. Katherine Drabiak: Consumers beware of privacy risks in DNA genetic testing

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If you send a saliva sample to 23andMe, a private DNA genetic testing and analysis company, to learn more about your risk for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or your ancestry, you should also be aware of how your personal information could be shared, according to Dr. Katherine Drabiak. Drabiak, a JD and assistant professor in the USF […]

USF Health offers new course in human genomics this fall

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Genomics, the study of genes and their function, is a burgeoning field that is changing the face of medicine and other health professions as it gives practitioners, and even patients, unprecedented detail about diseases, conditions and even levels of health risk. Beginning fall semester, USF Health will offer its first course in human genomics designed […]