Genetic scientists continue to acquire a clearer picture of how DNA impacts our health and well-being. In two sessions, Dr. Gair will simplify and explore the cost, benefit and risk of direct-to-consumer genetic testing, highlight current Canadian legislation regarding DNA data, and explain epigenetics and its impact on medicine. Questions regarding personalized medicine, lifestyle choices, and the aging process will be analyzed through the lenses of current scientific research and the future of medical treatments.
Course withdrawal must occur at least 48 hours prior to course commencement to receive a refund less a $25 administrative fee.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).