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Am I My Genes: Why Do I Have These Genes? Questions of Fate, Free Will, and Genetics

Dr. Robert Klitzman, Director of the Master of Science in Bioethics program at Columbia University will be blogging for Psychology Today on the subject of his recently released book, Am I My Genes?

The well-reviewed book discusses his work in the field genetic testing and the implications it holds for mankind personally and as a society. In this post, Dr. Klitzman shares thoughts on the grey area where genetics, science and questions of fate and belief intersect. With your genetic code unlocked and a potential future laid out as a result, can you stop yourself from asking the question, “Why me?”