Genetics: A Capella Style

January 30, 2015

We weren’t content to end 2014 without a memorable JScreen video. So in December we teamed up with Emory University’s Jewish A Capella group, ChaiTunes. A flair for singing is certainly in their DNA!

Equipped with hilariously reimagined lyrics for Billy Joel’s ‘For the Longest Time’ and a sizable mischievous streak, we created what can only be described as a unique, highly memorable, and entirely new perspective on genetic screening.

So how about giving JScreen a try? After all, the clues are ample in your saliva sample. It’s catchy – don’t say we didn’t warn you!

Curious? Take action for your family and get your screening kit to learn if you’re at risk of passing a genetic disorder on to your future kids.

Thanks to all of the thoroughly talented members of Emory’s ChaiTunes – you were just the lox our JScreen bagel needed! And thanks to Billy Joel, for providing the perfect foundation for an important message.

Headquartered in Atlanta at Emory University’s Department of Human Genetics, JScreen is a national non-profit offering at-home comprehensive and affordable genetic testing and counseling.

ReproGEN – determines risk for having a child with a genetic disease

CancerGEN – tests for genetic changes that increase risk for many types of cancer

If a person or couples’ risk is elevated, genetic counselors will privately address the results, options and resources to help plan for a healthy future.

JScreen believes that a combination of education, access to state-of-the-art testing technology, and personalized support by qualified medical professionals are key to preventing devastating genetic diseases.