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Episode 4: Opening up the Pandora’s Box

4/17/2018
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A Chicago area biologist discovers he’s related to a world famous pop band from India! How a genetic genealogist helps family trees bloom.

Duration:00:22:41

Episode 3: Pets and DNA

4/6/2018
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One of the very few things that unite most in the world is our love for pets, whether they’re dogs, cats, fish or reptiles. Pets are becoming a larger part of our family - and now that includes the world of DNA! In Episode 3, we speak to George Sofronidis, the managing director of Orivet Genetic Pet Care. Sofronidis speaks about the growing popularity of testing your pets DNA - and how studying “man’s best friend’s” DNA could help you down the road.

Duration:00:22:52

To test or not to test?

3/16/2018
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Access to DNA testing has become more available across the country and many have taken advantage of it - but others have not. Shannon Halligan and Nick Sloan dive into why that’s the case and discuss their own thoughts on DNA testing.

Duration:00:28:21

Introduction to Genetic Jackpot

3/1/2018
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Shannon Halligan and Nick Sloan chat about their goals of the podcasts and why they're interested in DNA.

Duration:00:06:22

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