Race for Cures: Mapping & Marketing Ethnoracial Diversity
April 21, 2011, 12pm, 3rd Floor, Science Library

RUHA BENJAMIN Assistant Professor in Sociology and Africana Studies, Boston University
Ruha Benjamin (Ph.D., Sociology, University of California Berkeley, 2008) is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Sociology and African American Studies at Boston University. She researches public health genomics, a field that is quickly gaining favor in developing countries where the goals of creating more efficient health interventions and capitalizing on the global pharmaceutical industry's investment in genetically-tailored drugs has led to interesting developments related to the differentiation of human kinds.