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Everyone Is Related. The (Big) Data Proves It
March 23, 2015
By Kasia Bryc Earlier this month, I was at the South by Southwest conference in Austin to speak on a panel with the writer AJ Jacobs, about how interconnected we...
A Conversation With 23andMe’s Joanna Mountain
April 04, 2014
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to the people behind 23andMe’s compelling research. Early in her career, Joanna Mountain, 23andMe’s Senior Director of Research...
23andMe At ASHG
October 21, 2013
Ed note: This post has been slightly changed since it first went up. We’ve also added in links to the posters that were presented at the conference. They are listed...
Introducing Tales from the Genome on Udacity
September 17, 2013
By Matthew Cook, PhD Udacity Instructor Get excited! After months of planning and production, Udacity and 23andMe are launching a new genetics course, Tales from the Genome, that will be...
A Day For Family History And DNA
May 20, 2013
With participation by 23andMe and the three other major companies involved in DNA testing for ancestry, as well as talks from some of the most respected names in the field,...
Data on Personal Genetics at ASHG
November 08, 2012
There are a lot of pie charts, numerical tables and graphs on display this week at the American Society of Human Genetics in San Francisco, but one caught our eye...
Behind the Scenes with PBS’s Finding Your Roots
March 19, 2012
As a PBS cameraman recorded the scene, 23andMe scientist Mike Macpherson drew lines connecting photographs of about two dozen celebrities to one another while Henry Louis Gates Jr. riffed on...