West End Learning Unlimited

Fall 2019 (15 Oct to 19 Nov) - "Genetics"

Organized by Cathie Faubert and Lesley Anderson

Oct.15

Dr Alex MacKenzie, CHEO Research Institute

"Genetics and Rare Diseases"

Oct.22

Rashmi Kothary, Ph.D., Deputy Scientific Director, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

"Genetics and DNA – the reason behind our similarities and our differences"

Oct.29

Sarah Lockyer, Casualty Identification Coordinator, Directorate of History and Heritage

"Identifying WWI & WW2 Remains"

Nov. 5

Daniel Burnside, Carleton University Department of Biology Lab Manager: Molecular Genetics & Systems Biology Lab

"GMO - Genetically Modified Organisms"

Nov.12

Ghislain Cormier, General Manager – Ottawa R.C.M.P. National Forensic Laboratory Services

"RCMP Forensics Lab Using DNA to solve crimes"

Nov.19

Lesley Anderson, Ancestry.ca

"Using DNA in Family History"