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Africa Table - 23andMe's study of Genetic Diversity in Africa

Join the Center for African Studies for our weekly lunchtime lecture series.
Speaker: Joanna Mountain, Senior Director of Research, 23andMe, INC
Joanna joined 23andMe in 2007 and is responsible for overseeing research projects, ensuring the protection of research participants, and developing ancestry product offerings. Prior to joining 23andMe, Joanna earned a PhD in Genetics from Stanford University and served on the faculties of the Anthropological Sciences and Genetics Departments at Stanford. She has been awarded multiple grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health and has authored or co-authored over 50 papers in the field of human genetics. Joanna spent two years in Kenya as a Peace Corps volunteer and continues to be particularly interested in the genetic diversity of Africa.

Details

When:

Wednesday, November 2, 2016. 12:00 PM

Where:

Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall

Sponsor:

Center for African Studies

Contact:

650-497-7688
africanstudies@stanford.edu

Admission:

Open to the public. Lunch will be served.