Am I an HLA Mutant? Thyroid and Autoimmunity Genetics

Hello again, blog friends. We’re about 15 days out from Match Day and you know, it’s a little scary! But there’s nothing we can do now but wait. I’m passing the time by learning Japanese, applying to different types of jobs as back-up plans to grad school, and of course writing the blog. Oh, and…

Doggie DNA: Could Genetic Counseling Go Veterinary?

Happy Thursday, readers! Many of you know that on top of being a genetics nerd, I am a big animal person. I’m always encouraging pet adoption, and before we adopted Buddy, I’d frequent the Humane Society to socialize with the shelter pets. I adore animals, and if genetic counseling didn’t exist, there’s a good chance…

Thanksgiving, the Perfect Time for Family (Health) History

Hello readers, and Happy Thanksgiving! I want to keep this week’s post brief so that we can all focus on eating turkey, being with loved ones, watching parades and dog shows, and then IMMEDIATELY transitioning into Christmas. 🎅 The holidays bring us close to family we may not see very often. Whether close or distant,…