talk in DC at howard university on african american genomes

The Past, Present and Future of African American Genomes: A Workshop on Ancient DNA Retrieval and Application 

When: April 12, 9am
The Howard University Cobb Research Laboratory
Where: Gallery Lounge, Armour J. Blackburn University Center
2397 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059

The Cobb Research Laboratory will be hosting this workshop on Ancient DNA Retrieval and Application. This ground-breaking workshop will cover the latest advances at Howard University in ancient DNA assessment and will feature a presentation by Dr. Hannes Schroeder, University of Copenhagen’s Center for Geo-Genetics. He will cover his discovery of the genetic backgrounds of three Afro-Caribbean individuals from the 17th century. Howard University faculty including Dr. Latifa Jackson, Dr. Muneer Abbas and Dr. Michael Campbell will also present on research projects supporting the Cobb Research Laboratory. Lunch will be provided for all participants. Advanced registration is required. Email


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