Understanding DNA Variants
In this episode of The DNA Download, Halleta meets Kayla Capper, PhD, 23andMe Product Scientist, who explains what DNA variants are, how they arise, and how they can influence our traits and health.

Key words:DNA variants, SNP, genetics, DNA

Kayla Capper, PhD is a Product Scientist at 23andMe where she evaluates the scientific literature and develops compelling and accurate scientific content for the 23andMe health reports. She enjoys the challenge of simplifying complex scientific topics in a creative and engaging manner and strives to deliver content that inspires and educates others.

Kayla received her bachelor’s degree in genetics from the University of Kansas and her Ph.D. in cancer biology from the University of Michigan.