A growing number of people are turning to personalized genetic testing to learn about possible predisposition to some diseases, inherited behavioral traits, and clues to their family heritage. We’ll talk about what these tests can tell us and some of the new questions they raise.


  • Dr. Francis Collins Director of the National Institutes of Health
  • Beth Peshkin Senior genetics counselor, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Linda Avey Co-founder, 23andMe, a personalized genetic testing company
  • Dr. George Church Professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Center for Computational Genetics


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