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.
Q: What conclusions can you draw for me if I have the gene that says I have zero ability to flush alcohol. From what I've read, I shouldn't be having my occasional glass of wine. Am I overreacting? As of right now, I simply haven't had any alcohol since learning of this from my genetic code.