Ask a Scientist: Genetic Testing

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing is very popular, with sales topping $99 million in 2017 and expected to reach nearly $600 million by 2026. The most popular tests use genetic variations to make predictions about health, provide information about common traits, and offer clues about a person's ancestry. But the results of these tests may not be as clear-cut as many people assume. We will talk about how this genetic testing is done, what some of the results mean, and some of the benefits and risks of direct-to-consumer genetic testing.

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Time(s)

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Wed. Mar. 20, 2019   7pm


Location
Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire
505 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire, WI 54701
(715) 832-9090
theacoustic.com