When:
Monday, Feb 06, 2017 6:30p -
8:00p

Where:
The Burren
247 Elm Street, Davis Square
Somerville, MA 02144

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Innovation, Meetup, Tech

Event website:
https://www.meetup.com/Long-Now-Boston/events/236877491/

The genomes of organisms around us today, and some of those that are no longer alive, carry crucial information about our past and also frame our future directions. In addition, it’s also becoming possible to “Revive and Restore” lost species. Organizing and visualizing DNA sequence data is key to using it effectively to understand the history of life of this planet, and for potentially using it to create new variations with impacts on our health and environment. In this talk, Mary Mangan will demonstrate how researchers currently access species genomic data in the UCSC Genome Browser (genome.ucsc.edu). Highlights of some revealing and important projects will be included, as well as some potential trip-wires in personal genomics data that services like 23andMe provide.

$0 - $15.
****$15 admission includes free drink****
****Students free with school ID****

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