A Fun Friday Post

October 25, 2013

We were so amused by this rap video on the discovery of DNA, we just had to share. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35FwmiPE9tI...

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Efficient Django QuerySet Use

October 23, 2013

Jayson Falkner gave a talk at a recent Django Meetup in San Francisco on the advanced use of Django's QuerySet API based on lessons learned at Counsyl. Below a...

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Our Forever Baby

September 16, 2013

I’m no expert in genetics, but one thing I know for sure; genetic testing has changed the course of my life. My husband Ryan and I met on a college cross-cul...

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No better time in history

September 4, 2013

My wife has a fatal, dominant genetic disease, and in spite of this, I count us among the luckiest people to have ever lived. Mostly this is because we have eac...

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Honoring My Son

July 23, 2013

My first child, Evan, was born in August of 1994.  We joyfully watched him grow and develop normally for the next six months.  He was a happy baby, always smi...

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No Limits on Creativity

July 15, 2013

We met Dwayne Szot at the Annual Families of SMA conference in Anaheim, CA and were amazed by his ability to use art to engage members of the SMA community.  D...

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Not Ready to Call it Quits

July 8, 2013

After 18 years in clinical genetics and 15 years of teaching students at Sarah Lawrence College, I will have officially retired from my academic life this Augus...

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Sequencing vs. Genotyping

June 4, 2013

Our scientists have been hard at work on a new test we're calling the Counsyl Test 2.0. What's different? Well, everything and nothing. You see, we're still loo...

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