2. The Discovery of DNA - Part 1

DNA Dan - A Genetics & Genomics Podcast

Jul 29 2021 • 6 mins

Since prehistoric times, people have noticed how children tend to resemble their parents and grandparents. People also recognized that some human diseases tended to run in families as well. Learn why this happens and how it was discovered.

What is the substance in cells that carries the heritable trait information? Further, what is the structure of this substance?
Join DNA Dan each month as he dives deep into the world of genetics, genomics, DNA, and the future of precision genomic medicine. Dan discusses topics ranging from health and ancestry genetic testing, forensic genetics, genetics and mental health, common myths about genetics, and more.

DNA Dan, SCU Professor of Genomics, Dan Handley, M.S., Ph.D., shares his knowledge from his over 30 years of experience in the world of advanced genomics research and biotechnology.

For more information about Southern California University of Health Science's Master of Science Program in Human Genetics & Genomics, please visit our website. https://bit.ly/SCU-DNA_Dan