Learning Resources for the 2013 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science
Learning resources related to Mark Shriver's lecture:
Some news articles about Mark Shriver’s research
Ancestry and facial features:
- “‘Black’ and ‘White’ Not Quite Right” by Christopher Brodie.
Printed in the American Scientist in November 2003.
- “DNA Tells Students They Aren’t Who They Thought” by Emma Daly.
Printed in the New York Times on April 13, 2005.
- “Unusual Use of DNA Aided in Serial Killer Search” by Nicholas Wade.
Printed in the New York Times on June 3, 2003.
- “To Sketch a Thief: Genes Draw Likeness of Suspect” by Guatam Naik.
Printed in the Wall Street Journal on March 27, 2009.
- “Solving Crimes Using New Face of Genetics” by Brian Taff.
Printed on the ABC News website on May 19, 2010.
Documentaries featuring Mark Shriver
- “The Difference” (2002, BBC)
- “Motherland: A Genetic Journey” (2003, UK Ch4)
- “Human Mutants” (2004, UK CH4)
- “African American Lives One” (2006, PBS)
- “Tracked Down by Our Genes” (2007, French TV)
- “African American Lives Two” (2008, PBS)
- “Is it Better to Be Mixed Race?” (2009, UK Ch4)
Learning resources related to Kenneth Weiss's lecture:
- The Mermaid's Tale, a blog co-written by Kenneth Weiss and Anne Buchanan
- PDF of Dr. Weiss's PowerPoint presentation
Learning resources related to Eric Green's lecture:
Learning resources related to Glenn Gerhard's lecture:
- Obesity Society
- The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Office of Obesity Research
- The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
-- Obesity and Genetics Resources
-- Public Health Genomics Resources
- Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Obesity in Adults