education

23andMe Asks About DNA

September 18, 2017
23andMe conducts a national survey finding that a majority of Americans are interested in DNA testing as a way to learn about their health and ancestry.
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23andMe Educators Summit

July 09, 2017
Thao Do, PhD., 23andMe’s Education and Academia Program ManagerAs schools were letting out for the summer, 23 professors and teachers from public and private universities, community colleges and Ivy League...
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Science, the Endless Frontier

April 27, 2017
By Joyce Tung, PhD, 23andMe VP of Research I love science. I love how science requires precision of interpretation, provides the thrill of discovery, and stimulates and satisfies curiosity all...
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Big Data and Human Health

February 08, 2017
The future of health care revolves around data, and lots of it. Perhaps no one knows more about the potential of “Big Data” to revolutionize medical treatment than Michael Snyder,...
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23andEducation

January 19, 2017
Equipped with pipe cleaners, pom poms, and a PowerPoint presentation on basic genetics, members of the 23andMe Education team headed back to school last week.   The team was at...
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Genetic Ancestry Matters in Precision Medicine

January 17, 2017
Genetic Ancestry Matters in Precision MedicineWebinar: 1/19/2017 11 am – 12 pm PTTo register go here. It’s long been known that disease risk is different among different ethnic groups, and...
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Genetics Education And The One And Only Me

December 20, 2016
23andMe again turned to Ariana Killoran to complete its newest book, The One And Only Me, which communicates the complicated and important science of genetics in a way that kids...
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“Best Day Ever”

December 23, 2015
A big part of our mission is to help advance genetics education.We had a rewarding opportunity to do so last Friday, as the 23andMe Education Team hosted a holiday event...
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Preparing Students for the Genetics Frontier

December 07, 2015
David Matthes When David Matthes teaches genetics to college freshmen using personal genomics, he sets his sights beyond effective instruction and beyond his classroom walls. He is trying to increase...
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A Fresh Take on Genetics for Freshmen

November 02, 2015
To teach his students a powerful lesson in genetics, Bryant McAllister, an associate professor of biology at the University of Iowa, poses a simple question. “Who are you?” Dr. McAllister...
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