Exploring your DNA with All of Us
New Castle Public Library, in partnership with the All of Us Research Program and the University of Pittsburgh, is excited to announce an interactive educational event titled "Exploring Your DNA with All of Us". This engaging program is set to take place on August 10, 2023, at 6 PM.
The event aims to demystify the world of DNA, genetics, and genomics, presenting attendees with a clear understanding of these crucial concepts and their impact on human health. "This event is about making complex genetic information accessible and comprehensible to everyone," said Kathryn Hartman, the event's primary speaker. "With an understanding of their DNA, people can make informed decisions about their health."
Attendees can look forward to captivating lectures by expert geneticists, interactive demonstrations, and illuminating discussions on the importance of genetic research in healthcare. The event will cover various aspects of DNA, including its role in health and disease, the significance of genetic diversity in research, and the potential of precision medicine.
"This program is not just about sharing information. It's about starting a conversation and engaging the public in scientific discovery," added Hartman. "We hope to inspire attendees to understand their genetic makeup, encourage potential future researchers, and build support for continued genetics research."
The event is free to attend and open to everyone, regardless of their background in science or genetics. The New Castle Public Library invites all interested individuals to come and delve into the fascinating world of DNA, contributing to shaping the future of health. Reservations can be made by calling in at 724-658-6659.