SCIENCE GETS SOCIAL: Who’s your Daddy’s Daddy?

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Summary

The increasing availability of personal DNA ancestry testing is delivering more than people expect, and not all of it welcome. Find out what these DNA samples can and can’t tell us about ourselves and our family history and importantly, if people are sufficiently prepared for the answers.

This is an 18+ event. This venue is licensed. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. The Queensland Museum Network supports the responsible consumption of alcohol at all events.

This event will be signed by a professional Auslan interpreter.

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Jonathan Webb

Moderator

Jonathan Webb

Jonathan Webb is a lapsed neuroscientist and a former BBC science reporter, now running the science unit at ABC Radio National. He hails from Adelaide but more recently spent 10...

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Aideen McInerney-Leo

Participant

Aideen McInerney-Leo

Aideen McInerney-Leo studied Human Genetics as an undergraduate at the University College London and her Masters in Genetic Counselling at the University of Manchester. She then moved to the USA...

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Trevor Jordan

Participant

Trevor Jordan

Trevor L Jordan is President of Jigsaw Queensland, which has provided information and support to people affected by adoption for over 42 years. Dr Jordan is himself an adopted person...

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Brad Argent

Participant

Brad Argent

Brad Argent works as a producer, presenter and spokesperson for the world's largest consumer genomics company, Ancestry.com. He has spent the last few years travelling the world using AncestryDNA to...

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18+ only

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