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  Anthropology, Genetic Diversity, and Ethics 
 
 
A workshop at the Center for Twentieth Century Studies  
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  
 
 
 
Participants 
 
Mike Bamshad Frederika Kaestle
Frank Dukepoo Jeffrey Long
Morris Foster Alice Martin
Jonathan Friedlaender J.M. Naidu
Henry Greely Dennis O'Rourke
Lynn Jorde Charmaine Royal
Eric Juengst Trudy Turner

Mike Bamshad is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Utah.  His research interests include the identification of disease genes, limb development, and evolution. 

Frank Dukepoo taught in the Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Arizona University where was also Special Assistant to the Academic Vice President.  A full-blooded American Indian of Hopi and Laguna heritage, he was one of six Indians nationally who hold earned doctorates in the sciences and the only Native American geneticist. 

Morris Foster is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oklahoma.  The author of Being Comanche: A Social History of an American Indian Community (1993), he is also the editor of the American Indian Quarterly. 

Jonathan Friedlaender is Professor of Anthropology at Temple University and past Director of the Physical Anthropology Program at the National Science Foundation.  His books include Patterns of Human Variation: The Demography, Genetics, and Phenetics of the Bougainville Islanders (1975). 

Henry Greely is a Stanford University Law Professor and ethicist.  He specializes in health law and policy and has written on issues concerning the implications of genetics for the health care system, the health care financing system, and bioethics.  He has been involved with the Human Genome Diversity Project since its inception. 

Lynn Jorde is Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Utah.  He has been involved in a collaborative effort between geneticists, physical anthropologists, and indigenous populations in India. 

Eric Juengst is Associate Professor of Biomedical Ethics in the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, where he specializes in conceptual and ethical issues in human genetics.  He served on the National Research Councilís Committee on Human Genome Diversity, and currently sits on the DNA Advisory Board of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 

Frederika Kaestle is a postdoctoral research fellow in Molecular Anthropology at the University of Michigan.  Her areas of interest include ancient DNA, prehistoric population movement in the Americas, the Pacific, and Siberia, and the peopling of the Americas. 

Jeffrey Long is a human population geneticist working at the National Institutes of Health.  He is in the Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Institute, where is research area is the genetics of complex diseases with a focus on alcoholism. 

Alice Martin, formerly Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Northwestern University Medical School and Director of the Laboratory of Cytogenetics, Northwestern Memorial Hospitals, is also an attorney who has been practicing intellectual property law, with a specialization in biotechnology, since 1989. 

J.M. Naidu is Professor of Anthropology at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. 

Dennis OíRourke is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Utah.  He is a former Program Officer for Physical Anthropology at the National Science Foundation. 

Charmaine Royal is a postdoctoral fellow in the Office of Bioethics and Special Populations Research at the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institute of Health, and a Research Associate in the Division of Epidemiology and Behavioral Medicine at Howard University Cancer Center. 

Trudy Turner is Professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department at UWM and organizer of the workshop on Anthropology, Genetic Diversity, and Ethics.  Her research area is Molecular Anthropology.

 
 
 
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