Dr C explains how to sequence DNA, how to build a genome, and how Ancestry and 23andMe work their magic. Bacterial polymerases do all the work for us, PCR and DNA sequencing, the genome, shotgun sequencing, example: shotgunning the Bible, size of the genome vs a book like the Bible, disaster of the first chimpanzee genome, millions of genomes equals an amazing ability to test ideas of history, Ancestry.com and the SNP chip, ancestry informative markers.
Location: Tiers of Zion, Golden, Colorado
Intro Music by Xihcsr
Intro Graphics by MattWalkerVideo
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