Tags Institute for the Advanced Study of Black Family Life and Culture in West Oakland
Tag: Institute for the Advanced Study of Black Family Life and Culture in West Oakland
Wanda’s Picks for November 2013
Gina M. Paige explained that the organization, African Ancestry, started with Dr. Rick Kittles, genetic researcher at Howard University who was interested in isolating the gene that caused prostate cancer, one of the leading causes of death in our community. He found this research methodology applicable in other genetic detective research and so in 2003 African Ancestry was founded with Ms. Paige.