Submitted 4 November 2022 by Kristi Lewton
What can genetic ancestry tell us about our ancestors and disease risk? How might it influence the ways people identify themselves and communities? What are the promises and pitfalls of commercializing genetic ancestry technologies? This month, the American Association of Biological Anthropologists (AABA) is partnering with the American Association of Anthropological Genetics (AAAG) to bring a panel of three experts working in industry and academia who will discuss the broader implications of genetic ancestry for researchers, society, individual health, and identity. Join us to discuss this fascinating topic and examine the meaning and nuances of the concept of genetic ancestry.
Date: Monday, November 14th, at 1pm Pacific
Organizer: C. Eduardo Guerra Amorim (California State University Northridge)
Panelists: Graham Coop (University of California, Davis) Gen Wojcik (Johns Hopkins University) Janina Jeff (Population Geneticist & Host/Creator of In Those Genes Podcast)
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