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“The Twins Study”: How Space Affects the Human Body

TDC member Doug Dluzen interviews Christopher Mason, PhD, on the genetics and epigenetics of space travel. February 2016 One of the most exciting research endeavors in human genetics isn’t happening entirely on Earth. Instead, you will have to look up towards the International Space Station (ISS). Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly, identical twin brothers, are... Read More

Meet the Trainee Leader, Gorka Alkorta-Aranburu, PhD

TDC member Julie Jurgens interviews Gorka Alkorta-Aranburu, PhD, Trainee Representative to the ASHG Board of Directors. February 2016  ASHG: Tell us about yourself. Dr. Alkorta-Aranburu: I received my Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain, where I was first introduced to genetics. As my ultimate... Read More

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