2008 National DNA Day Online Chatroom Transcript
This is just one question from an archive of the National DNA Day Moderated Chat held in April 2008. The NHGRI Director and many genomics experts from across NHGRI took questions from students, teachers and the general public on topics ranging from basic genomic research, to the genetic basis of disease, to ethical questions about genetic privacy.
I have two Australian Shepherds who are black tri color (black, white, and copper). There are blue merle Aussies, also, and I would like to know if transposons cause the merle effect of the coat color. Thank you. My Molecular Biology class is having a party now, complete with DNA hats and DNA cupcakes. Eleanor Jones