West End Learning Unlimited

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

Organized by Cathie Faubert and Leslie Anderson


Dr David Picketts, Sr. Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

"Overview of Genes + research on Intellectual Disabilty"

Oct 22

Dr Alex MacKenzie, CHEO Research Institute

"Genetics and Rare Diseases"

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 Laboratory 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"