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DNA Analysis Reveals Identity of Jack the Ripper | Forensic DNA

The DNA profile of Jack the Ripper, one of history’s most notorious killers, has been obtained and his identify is now known! The murderer’s DNA was obtained from the shawl of the Ripper’s fourth victim, Catherine Eddowes, which occurred in 1888. The shawl, found next to the victim’s body, contained both blood and semen from the killer. Analysis of mitochondrial DNA from the shawl revealed the true identity of Jack the Ripper.

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What is Genetic Counseling?

Genetic counseling is a medical service that helps individuals make sense of their DNA test results. It can help people learn how their genes may impact their health. The service is carried out by genetic counselors who are trained in both genetics and counseling. The counselors typically work in a clinical setting such as a hospital or doctors office and may counsel patients on a range of health topics such as risks of diseases based on your genetics and family history.

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Using Raw DNA Data at Sequencing.com

Last week we discussed what is DNA raw data analysis. This week we are expanding on the topic by sharing with you more specific steps for how you can accomplish easy, quick and empowering data analysis. If you are unsure what raw DNA data analysis is, please first read the previous article. For those of you who are familiar with the concept, Sequencing.com offers two solutions to help you with the process. The first option is to download your data from your genetic testing provider and upload it to Sequencing.com. The second option is to you one of our quick importers. In the...

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Using Sequencing.com for DNA Raw Data Analysis | Sequencing

Have you had a DNA test? If you have, then you likely also have access to your DNA data. The apps in Sequencing.com’s market enable you to transform DNA raw data into understandable, personalized guidance for optimizing health, wellness and longevity. There are also apps for viewing, searching and exploring your DNA data such as the free Data Viewer app. Apps at Sequencing.com are compatible with DNA data in any format from all genetic tests including genealogical DNA tests, wellness and clinical tests and both exome and whole genome sequencing.

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