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Visualizing Health: A Pinterest Project

Health sounds like something I’m supposed to eat, but tastes really bad. – Excerpt from The End of Illness, David B. Agus, pg. 10 The feelings we have about health … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Myth of the Designer Baby

A couple of months ago I was interviewed by a few undergraduate students doing a class project on Reproductive Genetics. As anticipated, their questions centered on new technologies, such as … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Canadians Celebrate 2nd Annual Genetic Counselling Awareness Week

This week (November 20-26) genetic counsellors across Canada will be participating in the 2nd annual Genetic Counselling Awareness Week (see my post on this topic last year.) The theme for … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Genomics and the Social Web: A Timeline

I thought I’d share this timeline that I put together recently for a presentation on the social asepcts of genomics. Although clearly not an exhaustive list of events, I still … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · 1 Comment

Life: An Update

So, I have been absent here. Very, very absent. The first post back is a tough one. As a good friend and fellow blogger recently pointed out, coming back from … Continue reading

December 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

Genetic tests now sold in drugstores! Or not.

Well, it has been quite a week in the world of genetic testing! For those who haven’t been following the gene drama (or haven’t been able to keep up), I’ve … Continue reading

May 14, 2010 · 1 Comment

Convention versus Possibility, and a recipe for change

I read an essay recently that presented the concepts of convention and possibility as eternally pitted against one another, on an inevitable crash course. I have been mulling over this … Continue reading

May 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

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