May 2019 Review with Nathan and Laura: Gene Therapies, DTC Shifts, Gender and Sports


Laura Hercher, Host, The Beagle Has Landed

Nathan Pearson, Genomicist; Founder, Root Deep Insight


00:00 How to look at gene therapy in 2019?

06:53 Verve’s preventative gene therapy for heart disease

14:03 Shifts in DTC space: Helix and MyHeritage

25:14 Of barnyards and Burgundies: a smellthrough (link to paper)

30:15 Did you just tie abortion to eugenics, Justice Thomas?

39:33 Gender, sports, and Caster Semenya

Our two reigning champions are back for a month packed with news. It’s Nathan Pearson of Root and Laura Hercher of Sarah Laurence College and Host of The Beagle Has Landed Podcast daring to go where no genomics commentators have gone before.