How Your Genes Affect Your Health [F-16-33]
|Location:||SUNY: Stowell 211|
|Classes:||4 Sessions 1.5 hours|
|Dates:||Tue 1:30 PM 09/27, Thu 09/29, Tue 10/04, Thu 10/06|
Genes affect our health in many ways, some obvious, some not so obvious. Often health is a fine balance between diet, lifestyle, and genes. Over four sessions, we will explore the effect of genes on common traits, simple genetic conditions, complex genetic disorders, and the genetics of cancer.
Jan Trybula is a Professor of Genetics at SUNY Potsdam. He came to the North Country in 2003 after getting his Ph.D. and teaching at Miami University (of Ohio). Since then, he has taught a number of genetics courses, including Human Genetic Diseases.
NOTE: Suggested website: http://www.genome.gov/Health