Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

OU Center Examines Genomic Information

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

OU Center Examines Genomic Information

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NORMAN - A University of Oklahoma Center on American Indian and Alaska Native Genomic Research will examine the effect of genomic information on American Indian and Alaska Native communities and health care systems.

A National Institutes of Health grant for $3.6 million will allow the OU research team to collaborate with the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe, the Chickasaw Nation and Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage, Alaska, to study knowledge and attitudes about genomics.

Paul Spicer, professor in the Department of Anthropology, OU College of Arts and Sciences, and OU Center for Applied Social Research, leads the research effort. Co-principal investigators are Cecil Lewis, professor in the OU Department of Anthropology and co- director of the Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology and Microbiome Research; and Amanda Cobb-Greetham, professor in the OU Department of Native American Studies and the OU Native Nations Center. …

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