Jewish genomics | The Jewish Standard

A high-tech approach is available to explore ancient roots

“I had my genome sequenced,” Dr. Karl Skorecki said. “I didn’t find out anything about health related genes. But it’s important for someone my age and above to transmit it to the kids.”

“Dr. Skorecki explained that a DNA sequence is a legacy of helpful information, particularly if there are genetic predispositions that have not yet led to disease. “Everyone should give their DNA sequence to the kids, and deposit their DNA for future use,” he said. “It will be more and more impactful.”

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