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Finding Genius Podcast

Feb 19, 2021

How do genes affect your health? Dr. Yael Joffe, Adjunct Professor of nutrigenomics at Rutgers University and Chief Scientific Officer at 3x4 Genetics, has dedicated her career to finding out exactly how much bearing a person’s genetics has on their weight, on their ability to manage it with diet and exercise, and on...


Feb 2, 2021

What separates us from a mouse? It may be our large load of long non-coding RNA. Barak Rotblat and his team research what was previously thought of as "junk RNA." Technology and careful study indicate they may have significant roles as functional RNA types through regulation.

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  • How scientists describe...


Jan 5, 2021

Like a lot of health practitioners, Dr. J. Dunn's quest to heal from her own lifelong conditions of depression and chronic fatigue brought her to a foundational response to genetic testing.

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  • How, while genes and inheritance produce a specific code, her program offers ways to adjust the expression of...


Aug 14, 2020

Professor Aditi Uday Gurkar asks why the aging process produces such disparate results under the same chronology for different people.

Her research investigates

  • How DNA damage reprograms a cell's metabolism and is it possible to intervene,
  • How post-mitotic cells respond to DNA damage, and
  • What might a unique...


Aug 7, 2020

Associate professor in molecular biosciences at Northwestern University, Erik Andersen, discusses his research in quantitative and molecular genetics.

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  • How millions of genetic variants in a section of a genome can be narrowed down to just one or two
  • How and for what purpose Andersen uses CRISPR-Cas9...