Judges Education and Hands on Seminar
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018, During Lunch Break 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Hands on Workshop starting 30 minutes after completion of day's judging - 1-1/2 hours
Breeders Education Seminar "DNA 101"
Presented by Lynn Jech
Monday, September 3rd, 2018, 4-6 PM
- Why are chromosomes shaped like an "X"?
- What's in your genes?
- Make a copy please: DNA replication
- Mutations happen; we all make mistakes
- What's in a movie name?: "GATTACCA"
- Making simple genetic crosses
Lynn Jech is a member of the Border Terrier Club of America and St. Bernard Club of America as well as being an AKC approved judge of 16 breeds, having judged Border Terriers and Saints since the year 2000.
She has also been a breeder of Borders and Saints. For the past 30 years Lynn has been a Biological Technician for the Agricultural Research Service, which is part of the USDA, working with insect pests in agricultural crops.
The past 8 of those years has been spent in a molecular biology laboratory working as a "lab rat" looking for insect genes Instead of being a "field rat" looking for insect-caused crop damage.
She holds a Masters Degree in Biology from Utah State University.
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