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RMR: Oct. 15, 2019 Bioinformatics and Scammer Security

RMR: Oct. 15, 2019 Bioinformatics and Scammer Security

By News Directors | October 16, 2019

On this episode of the Rocky Mountain Review, hosts Ren Wadsworth and Maximos Hunter are joined in the studio by Dixson Lawson and Kota Babcock. Lawson and Babcock share their regular sports and local news segments, respectively. Shortly after, Hunter interviews Allison Kung from 23andMe about the organization, how it works and how the data is obtained. Following the interview, Dan Sloan, an assistant professor of Biology at Colorado State University, joins the hosts to discuss bioinformatics and the implications it may have on the future of ancestry detection services like 23andMe. During her campus news, Wadsworth discusses cyber-scams at CSU, how to detect them and how the Colorado State University Police Department suggests handling these scammers.

To listen to the interviews you can find them here:
RMR Exclusive Interview: 23andMe and the Future of Genetics